On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1891

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Nebraska introduces 8 hour work day

Famous Birthdays

  • Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish inventor (founded LEGO), born in Filskov, Denmark (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestP. T. Barnum

P. T. [Phineas Taylor] Barnum, American circus promoter and showman (Barnum & Bailey), dies at 80

Circus Showman and Businessman P. T. Barnum
Circus Showman and Businessman
P. T. Barnum