On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Jacobi, American composer, born in San Francisco (d. 1952)
  • J. W. F. Werumeus Buning, Dutch poet (Daily Bread), born in Amsterdam (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths

  • Sherlock Holmes, "dies" at Reichenbach Falls
1891 Highlights

About May 4, 1891

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus