On This Day

891 AD in History

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 7 Abd al-Rahman III, Umayyad Emir (912-29) and ruler of the Caliph of Córdoba (929-961), born in Córdoba (d. 961) date disputed

Deaths in History

  • Feb 6 Photius, Byzantine saint, theologist and Patriarch of Constantinople, dies
  • Sep 14 Stephen V [VI], Italian Pope (885-91), dies