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Historical Events In 1891

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

May 05   Music Hall (Carnegie Hall) opens in NY, Tchaikovsky as guest conductor on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1891 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   In the year 1891 conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike  

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

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

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+ on this day in history.  

May 08   Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies in the year 1891.  

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

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

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

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

May 13   In the year 1891 fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl)  

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

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

May 15   Operations begin at Philips & Company in Holland on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   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   Ignace Xavier Joseph Leybach, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1891.  

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   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   Ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's) was born in the year 1891.  

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

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

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   In the year 1891 joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies  

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

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

Jan 08   Fredrik Pacius, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 17   Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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