May 11, 1891 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

MurderAssassination Attempt

The Otsu Scandal: While visiting Japan, Prince Nicholas (later Tsar Nicholas II) survives an assassination attempt

Birthdays in History

  • Henry Morgenthau Jr, US Secretary of Treasury (1934-45)

Deaths in History

  • Edmond Becquerel, French physicist who studied the solar spectrum, magnetism, electricity and optics (photovoltaic effect), dies at 71