On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Neale, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach (Virginia; NFL: Philadelphia Eagles) and MLB outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia (d. 1973)
  • Herb McGirr, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (played in NZ's 1st Test series; 2 Tests, 1 x 50; Wellington), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 1964)
  • Mary Dorna [Mary Jeanette Tenkink-Stoppelman], Dutch author, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
1891 Highlights

About November 5, 1891

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio