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Historical Events In 1891

Saturday, 18 January 2020

May 05   On this day in history music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in NY, Tchaikovsky as guest conductor  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 08   Chet "Red" Hoff, pitcher (NY Yankees 1911-15), lived to 103+ in the year 1891.  

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

May 11   Henry Morgenthau Jr, US Secretary of Treasury (1934-45) in the year 1891.  

May 11   In the year 1891 the Otsu Scandal takes place.  

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   On this day in history fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl)  

May 14   Egon Kornauth, composer on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history british Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) forms  

May 15   On this day in history british Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) is established  

May 15   Chief Nipo T Strongheart, Yakima WA, US indian actor (Pony Soldier) on this day in history.  

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

May 16   George A Hormel & Co introduce Spam on this day in history.  

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

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

May 19   On this day in history rice Institute, which became Rice University, is chartered  

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

May 21   In the year 1891 boxers Peter Jackson & Jim Corbett fight to a draw in 61 rounds  

May 22   On this day in history 1st motion picture shown to Natl Federation of Women's Clubs  

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 on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1891 ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer, dies at 73  

May 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history claude Adonai Champagne, composer  

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

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   Osip E Mandelstam, Polish/Russian poet/author (Kamenj) [NS=Jan 15] was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948)  

Jan 05   In the year 1891 birth of johan Boskamp, Dutch actor/singer (Potasch & Perlemoer) [or 1893]  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960)  

Jan 08   Bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1891.  

Jan 05   On this day in history guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49), dies at 89  

Jan 07   On this day in history carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies in the year 1891.  

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