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May 1891 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 20 History of cinema: The first public display of Thomas Edison's prototype kinetoscope to members of the National Federation of Women's Club

Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 13 Fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl)
  • May 15 Chief Nipo T Strongheart, US Native American actor (Pony Soldier), born in Yakima, Washington