Historical Events in January 1891

  • Jan 1 French troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed
  • Jan 1 King Pakketvaart sails to Neth Indies

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Jan 26 Oscar Wilde's "Duchess of Padua" premieres in NYC

Writer/Poet Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
  • Jan 27 Mine explosion kills 109 at Mount Pleasant Pennsylvania
  • Jan 29 Liliuokalani is proclaimed Queen of Hawaii, its last monarch.
  • Jan 31 The first attempt of a Portuguese republican revolution breakes out in the northern city of Porto.