Historical Events in June 1891

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Jun 9 French painter Paul Gauguin arrives in Papeete, Tahiti

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin
  • Jun 10 25th Belmont: Ed Garrison riding Foxford wins in 2:08.75
  • Jun 11 Puerto Rican flag adopted

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Jun 16 John Abbott becomes Canada's third prime minister

3rd Prime Minister of Canada John Abbott
3rd Prime Minister of Canada
John Abbott
  • Jun 27 5th U.S. Women's National Championship: Mabel Cahill beats Ellen Roosevelt (6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3)
  • Jun 29 US National Forest Service organized
  • Jun 29 Street railway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, commences operation.