On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1891

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French painter Paul Gauguin arrives in Papeete, Tahiti

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCole Porter

Cole Porter, American composer and lyricist (Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate), born in Peru, Indiana (d. 1964)

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter

1891 Highlights

About June 9, 1891

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini