On This Day

May 1891 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV History

May 20 1st public display of Thomas Edison's prototype kinetoscope to members of the National Federation of Women's Club

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 13 Fritz Rasp, German actor (Diary of a Lost Girl), born in Bayreuth, Germany (d. 1976)
  • May 15 Chief Nipo T Strongheart, US Native American actor (Pony Soldier), born in Yakima, Washington
  • May 16 Richard Tauber [Denemy], Austrian-British operatic tenor and film actor, born in Linz, Austria (d. 1948)