May 15, 1891 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) forms
  • Operations begin at Philips & Co in Holland
  • Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Rerum novarum

Birthdays in History

  • David Vogel, Ukraine, author (Huwelijksleven)
  • Fritz Feigl, Austria, chemist (spot tests)
  • Mikhail Bulgakov, Russia, playwright/novelist (Black Snow)