What Happened on October 1, 1891

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Stanford University, California opens its doors after being founded by Leland Stanford and his wife Jane with a $40M donation (1891 dollars), in memory of their son. Among its first graduation class, future US President Herbert Hoover.

1891 Highlights

About October 1, 1891

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra