On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, born in Oosterhout, Netherlands (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Mullagh [Unaarrimin], Australian cricketer (Aboriginal tourist 1868), dies at 50
  • Sarah Childress Polk, Wife of the 11th President of the United States, James K. Polk (1845-1849), dies at 87
1891 Highlights

About August 14, 1891

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo