On This Day

Historical Events in June 1891

Historic Event

Jun 9 French painter Paul Gauguin arrives in Papeete, Tahiti

  • Jun 10 25th Belmont: Ed Garrison riding Foxford wins in 2:08.75
  • Jun 11 Puerto Rican flag adopted

Historic Event

Jun 16 John Abbott becomes Canada's third prime minister

  • Jun 27 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Mabel Cahill beats defending champion Ellen Roosevelt 6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
  • Jun 29 US National Forest Service organized
  • Jun 29 Street railway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, commences operation