On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1891

Historical Events


UKGreat Blizzard of 1891

Great Blizzard of 1891 begins in England and lasts until March 13; Kills 200 people and 6,000 animals

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A train derailed  in England due to the ferocious snowstorm of 1891
A train derailed in England due to the ferocious snowstorm of 1891
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Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJosé P. Laurel

Jose Paciano Laurel y Garcia, 3rd President of the Philippines (1942-44), born in Tanauan, Batangas (d. 1959)

3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel
3rd President of the Philippines
José P. Laurel

1891 Highlights

About March 9, 1891

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces