1891

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1891 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1891
MDCCCXCI
Ab urbe condita 2644
Armenian calendar 1340
ԹՎ ՌՅԽ
Assyrian calendar 6641
Bahá'í calendar 47–48
Balinese saka calendar 1812–1813
Bengali calendar 1298
Berber calendar 2841
British Regnal year 54 Vict. 1 – 55 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2435
Burmese calendar 1253
Byzantine calendar 7399–7400
Chinese calendar 庚寅(Metal Tiger)
4587 or 4527
    — to —
辛卯年 (Metal Rabbit)
4588 or 4528
Coptic calendar 1607–1608
Discordian calendar 3057
Ethiopian calendar 1883–1884
Hebrew calendar 5651–5652
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1947–1948
 - Shaka Samvat 1812–1813
 - Kali Yuga 4991–4992
Holocene calendar 11891
Igbo calendar 891–892
Iranian calendar 1269–1270
Islamic calendar 1308–1309
Japanese calendar Meiji 24
(明治24年)
Javanese calendar 1820–1821
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4224
Minguo calendar 21 before ROC
民前21年
Nanakshahi calendar 423
Thai solar calendar 2433–2434
Tibetan calendar 阳金虎年
(male Iron-Tiger)
2017 or 1636 or 864
    — to —
阴金兔年
(female Iron-Rabbit)
2018 or 1637 or 865

1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Julian calendar, the 1891st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 891st year of the 2nd millennium, the 91st year of the 19th century, and the 2nd year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1891, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January–March

January 21: Hawaii, Queen Lili'Uokalani.

April–June

July–September

October–December

October 1 Stanford University opens its doors.

Date unknown

Births

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

July–December

References

  1. ^ Woodward, Antony; Penn, Robert (2007). The Wrong Kind of Snow. London: Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 978-0-340-93787-7. 
  2. ^ Carter, Clive (1971). The Blizzard of '91. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-5137-0. 
  3. ^ 562 passengers and crew from Utopia and two rescue sailors from HMS Immortalité - "The Dead of the Utopia". The New York Times. March 20, 1891. 
  4. ^ a b c Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  5. ^ Carroll, Sean B. (2009). Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species. London: Quercus. pp. 90–91. ISBN 978-1-84916-072-8. 
  6. ^ Lloyd, John; Mitchinson, John (2010). The Second Book of General Ignorance. London: Faber. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-571-26965-5. 

Sources

  • Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1891: Embracing Political, Military, and Ecclesiastical Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry (1892); highly detailed compilation of facts and primary documents; worldwide coverage. not online.
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