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Historical Events In 1891

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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 in the year 1891.  

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

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

May 08   In the year 1891 helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies  

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

May 11   On this day in history the Otsu Scandal takes place.  

May 12   On this day in history riot against tax increase in Paramaribo Suriname  

May 13   17th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Kingman wins in 2:52.25 on this day in history.  

May 13   Fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl) in the year 1891.  

May 14   On this day in history egon Kornauth, composer  

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

May 15   British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) is established in the year 1891.  

May 15   On this day in history chief Nipo T Strongheart, Yakima WA, US indian actor (Pony Soldier)  

May 15   Operations begin at Philips & Company in Holland in the year 1891.  

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

May 16   George A Hormel & Company introduce Spam in the year 1891.  

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

May 19   Rice Institute, which became Rice University, is chartered in the year 1891.  

May 20   History of cinema: The first public display of Thomas Edison's prototype kinetoscope on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 22   The first motion picture shown to National Federation of Women's Clubs in the year 1891.  

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

May 24   In the year 1891 benedictus H Danser, Dutch botanist  

May 25   On this day in history robert W P Peereboom, Dutch editor in chief (Haarlem Newspaper)  

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

May 27   Claude Adonai Champagne, composer in the year 1891.  

May 30   In the year 1891 iman J van den Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter  

May 31   Work on trans-Siberian railway begins in the year 1891.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1891

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1891 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   Edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893] was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 06   In the year 1891 birth of ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)  

Jan 07   Zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960) was born in the year 1891.  

Jan 08   In the year 1891 birth of bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer  

Jan 08   Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954) was born in the year 1891.  

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 in the year 1891.  

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

Jan 11   Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 20   David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies in the year 1891.  

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