On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1891

Historical Events

  • 1st shipment of asparagus arrives in San Francisco from Sacramento

Famous Birthdays

  • Pietro Nenni, Italian socialist/minister of foreign affairs (1946-47)

Ronald Colman

Ronald Colman, English actor (Tale of 2 Cities), born in Richmond, England (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths

  • Johan B Jongkind, Dutch/French painter (Winter View), dies at 71
1891 Highlights

About February 9, 1891

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius