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Historical Events In 1891

Saturday, 20 July 2019

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

May 05   On this day in history 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.  

May 06   On this day in history conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike  

May 07   Battle in Bunyoro Captain F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed on this day in history.  

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

May 07   In the year 1891 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   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   On this day in history the Otsu Scandal takes place.  

May 12   Riot against tax increase in Paramaribo Suriname in the year 1891.  

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 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 in the year 1891.  

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   George A Hormel & Company introduce Spam on this day in history.  

May 18   Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist) in the year 1891.  

May 19   Rice Institute, which became Rice University, is chartered on this day in history.  

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

May 21   On this day in history 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   J R Becher, writer in the year 1891.  

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

May 23   Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1891.  

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

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

May 26   In the year 1891 frederick Bowen Jewson, composer, dies at 67  

May 27   Claude Adonai Champagne, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 31   On this day in history work on trans-Siberian railway begins  

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

Jan 04   Edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1891 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   Zora Neale Hurston, American writer (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of bronislava Nijinska, ballet choreographer  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954)  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1891 carl Gottfried Wilhelm Taubert, composer, dies at 79  

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

Jan 20   David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.  

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