On This Day

Year 1891 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 1 French troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed
  • Jan 1 King Pakketvaart sails to Neth Indies
  • Jan 26 Oscar Wilde's "Duchess of Padua" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 27 Mine explosion kills 109 at Mount Pleasant Pennsylvania
  • Jan 29 Liliuokalani is proclaimed Queen of Hawaii, its last monarch
  • Jan 31 The first attempt of a Portuguese republican revolution breakes out in the northern city of Porto
  • Feb 6 1st great train robbery by Dalton Gang (Southern Pacific #17)
  • Feb 9 1st shipment of asparagus arrives in San Francisco from Sacramento
  • Feb 15 AIK is founded at Biblioteksgatan 8 in Stockholm by Isidor Behrens.
  • Feb 18 Capt Archinard's army fights with Nyamina of Niger in West-Sudan
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Historical Marriages

  • Mar 21 A Hatfield marries a McCoy, ends long feud in West Virginia it started with an accusation of pig-stealing & lasted 20 years
  • Mar 24 56th UK Prime Minister Bonar Law (32) weds Annie Robley at West Free Church in Helensburgh, Scotland
  • Jul 8 Future US President Warren G. Harding (25) weds publisher Florence DeWolfe (30) in Marion, Ohio