On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1891

Historical Events

  • Hail kills 16 horses in Rapid City, South Dakota

Famous Birthdays

  • John H. Northrop, American biochemist (crystallized enzymes (Nobel 1946)), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1987)
  • Tin Ujević, Croatian poet (Žedan kamen na studencu), born in Vrgorac, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1955)
1891 Highlights

About July 5, 1891

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer