On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1891

Historical Events

  • George A. Hormel & Co establishes Geo. A.Hormel & Co. (Hormel Foods Corporation) in Austin, Minnesota

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Tauber [Denemy], Austrian-British operatic tenor and film actor, born in Linz, Austria (d. 1948)

Famous Deaths

  • Ion Br─âtianu, Romanian statesman (b. 1821)
1891 Highlights

About May 16, 1891

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus