June 1891 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 9 Painter Gauguin arrives in Papeete, Tahiti
  • Jun 11 Puerto Rican flag adopted

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 29 US National Forest Service organized
  • Jun 29 Street railway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, commences operation.

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 2 Thurman Arnold, American attorney and jurist (d. 1969)
  • Jun 6 Vladislac Vancura, writer
  • Jun 7 Koos [Jacobus J] Vorrink, Dutch politician (SDAP/AJC/PvdA)
  • Jun 18 Hans Ruin, Finnish Swedish-language historian
  • Jun 20 John A. Costello, second Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland (d. 1976)
  • Jun 21 Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian architect (Nuove Struttura)
  • Jun 22 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (White Enemy)
  • Jun 26 Sidney Coe Howard, US, dramatist (Swords, Pulitzer 1925)
  • Jun 26 Vladislav Vancura, Czech physician/(stage)author/resistance fighter
  • Jun 28 Carl Panzram, American serial killer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 28 Esther Forbes, American writer (d. 1968)
  • Jun 28 Carl Spaatz, Boyertown, Pennsylvania, American Air Force general (d. 1974)

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 6 John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1815)

Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald
Prime Minister of Canada
John A. Macdonald
  • Jun 23 Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German physicist (b. 1804)