On This Day

Historical Events in April 1891

  • Apr 1 London-Paris telephone connection opens

Historic Event

Apr 1 French painter Paul Gauguin leaves Marseille for Tahiti

  • Apr 1 The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Apr 7 Nebraska introduces 8 hour work day
  • Apr 11 8-year old Jewish tailor's daughter disappears in Greece, rumor spreads that she was a Christian girl ritually killed by Jews
  • Apr 23 Jews are expelled from Moscow, Russia

Historic Event

Apr 25 US President Benjamin Harrison visits San Francisco