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Historical Events In 1891

Saturday, 21 September 2019

May 05   Music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in NY, Tchaikovsky as guest conductor in the year 1891.  

May 05   New York City was the site of the dedication of a building called the Music Hall. The structure is not called the Music Hall anymore, it is called Carnegie Hall, named in honor of Andrew Carnegie on this day in history.  

May 06   Conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike in the year 1891.  

May 07   Battle in Bunyoro Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed in the year 1891.  

May 07   On this day in history battle in Bunyoro: Capt F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed  

May 07   Battle in Bunyoro: Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed in the year 1891.  

May 08   Chet "Red" Hoff, pitcher (NY Yankees 1911-15), lived to 103+ on this day in history.  

May 08   On this day in history helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies  

May 11   On this day in history henry Morgenthau Jr, US Secretary of Treasury (1934-45)  

May 11   The Otsu Scandal takes place in the year 1891.  

May 12   Riot against tax increase in Paramaribo Suriname on this day in history.  

May 13   17th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Kingman wins in 2:52.25 in the year 1891.  

May 13   Fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl) on this day in history.  

May 14   Egon Kornauth, composer in the year 1891.  

May 15   In the year 1891 british Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) forms  

May 15   British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) is established on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1891 chief Nipo T Strongheart, Yakima WA, US indian actor (Pony Soldier)  

May 15   On this day in history operations begin at Philips & Company in Holland  

May 16   In the year 1891 george A Hormel & Co introduce Spam  

May 16   On this day in history george A Hormel & Company introduce Spam  

May 18   Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist) on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1891 rice Institute, which became Rice University, is chartered  

May 20   In the year 1891 history of cinema: The first public display of Thomas Edison's prototype kinetoscope.  

May 21   Boxers Peter Jackson & Jim Corbett fight to a draw in 61 rounds on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1891 1st motion picture shown to Natl Federation of Women's Clubs  

May 22   On this day in history j R Becher, writer  

May 22   On this day in history the first motion picture shown to National Federation of Women's Clubs  

May 23   On this day in history ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer, dies at 73  

May 24   On this day in history benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist  

May 25   Robert W P Peereboom, Dutch editor in chief (Haarlem Newspaper) in the year 1891.  

May 26   Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1891.  

May 27   In the year 1891 claude Adonai Champagne, composer  

May 30   Iman J van den Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter on this day in history.  

May 31   Work on trans-Siberian railway begins on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1891

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15]  

Jan 04   In the year 1891 birth of edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893]  

Jan 06   Ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1891 birth of zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960)  

Jan 08   Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1891

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89 in the year 1891.  

Jan 07   Carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1891 fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 11   In the year 1891 georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81  

Jan 16   Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1891.  

Jan 20   On this day in history david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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