# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1891 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031

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### 1891 Historical Event(s)

•  January 29, 1891 – Liliuokalani is proclaimed Queen of Hawaii, its last monarch.
•  January 31, 1891 – The first attempt at a Portuguese republican revolution breaks out in the northern city of Porto.
•  March 10, 1891 – Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.
•  March 17, 1891 – SS Utopia collides with HMS Anson in the Bay of Gibraltar and sinks, killing 562 of the 880 passengers on board.
•  May 5, 1891 – The Music Hall in New York City (later known as Carnegie Hall) has its grand opening and first public performance, with Tchaikovsky as the guest conductor.
•  May 16, 1891 – The International Electro-Technical Exhibition opens in Frankfurt, Germany, and will feature the world’s first long distance transmission of high-power, three-phase electrical current (the most common form today).
•  May 20, 1891 – History of cinema: The first public display of Thomas Edison’s prototype kinetoscope.
•  July 26, 1891 – France annexes Tahiti.
•  August 24, 1891 – Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera.
•  October 28, 1891 – The Mino-Owari earthquake, the largest inland earthquake in Japan’s history, strikes Gifu Prefecture.

### Who Were Born On 1891?

•  January 7, 1891 – Zora Neale Hurston, African-American writer (d. 1960)
•  March 12, 1891 – George W. Mason, American industrialist (d. 1954)
•  April 7, 1891 – Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish inventor (d. 1958)
•  June 6, 1891 – Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar, Karnatakaian poet and playwright (d. 1986)
•  June 10, 1891 – Al Dubin, American lyricist (d. 1945)
•  June 30, 1891 – Man Mountain Dean, American professional wrestler (d. 1953)
•  September 6, 1891 – John Charles Thomas, American baritone (d. 1960)
•  November 14, 1891 – Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)
•  November 25, 1891 – Ōnishiki Uichirō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 26th Yokozuna (d. 1941)
•  December 9, 1891 – Maksim Bahdanovič, Belarusian poet (d. 1917)