What Happened in 891 AD

Historical Events in 891 AD

  • Sep 1 Northmen defeated near Louvaine, France
  • Sep 14 Stephen V's reign as Catholic Pope end with his death, succeeded a few weeks later by Pope Formosus
  • Oct 6 Formosus begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Famous People Born in 891 AD

  • Jan 7 Abd al-Rahman III, Umayyad Emir (912-29) and 1st Caliph of Córdoba (929-961) [birthdate disputed], born in Córdoba (d. 961)

Famous People Who Died in 891 AD

  • Sep 14 Stephen V [VI], Italian Pope (885-91), dies