On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryn Lewis, Welsh rugby union winger (2 caps; Newport, Cambridge University), born in Pontardawe, Wales (d. 1917)
  • Edward Brooker, Premier of Tasmania (d. 1948)

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (b. 1833)
  • Joe Hunter, English cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests, 11 dismissals; Yorkshire CCC), dies at 35
1891 Highlights

About January 4, 1891

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn