On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1891

Historical Events

  • French troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed
  • King Pakketvaart sails to Neth Indies

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Pettingell, English actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out), born in Liverpool (d. 1966)
1891 Highlights

About January 1, 1891

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 131 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn