1891

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1891 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1891
MDCCCXCI
Ab urbe condita2644
Armenian calendar1340
ԹՎ ՌՅԽ
Assyrian calendar6641
Bahá'í calendar47–48
Balinese saka calendar1812–1813
Bengali calendar1298
Berber calendar2841
British Regnal year54 Vict. 1 – 55 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2435
Burmese calendar1253
Byzantine calendar7399–7400
Chinese calendar庚寅(Metal Tiger)
4587 or 4527
    — to —
辛卯年 (Metal Rabbit)
4588 or 4528
Coptic calendar1607–1608
Discordian calendar3057
Ethiopian calendar1883–1884
Hebrew calendar5651–5652
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1947–1948
 - Shaka Samvat1812–1813
 - Kali Yuga4991–4992
Holocene calendar11891
Igbo calendar891–892
Iranian calendar1269–1270
Islamic calendar1308–1309
Japanese calendarMeiji 24
(明治24年)
Javanese calendar1820–1821
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4224
Minguo calendar21 before ROC
民前21年
Nanakshahi calendar423
Thai solar calendar2433–2434
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 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.

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January 21: Hawaii, Queen Lili'Uokalani.

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In Fiction[edit]

References[edit]

  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" (PDF). 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[edit]

  • 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.