1891 (1 Water Year / 8 Soil 9-Year Cycle / 1 Water 81-Year Cycle)

February 15- One of the oldest, largest and most successful sports club in Sweden, AIK was founded at Biblioteksgatan 8 in Stockholm by Isidor Behrens.

March 9 through 12- Powerful storm off England's south coast sinks14 ships.

March 12- Here we go again. One of Sweden's most successful sports clubs of the 20th and 21st century, Djurgårdens Idrottsförening was founded at Alberget 4A in Stockholm by John Jansson.

March 17- The British steamship SS Utopia sinks off the coast of Gibraltar, killing 574.

October 27- An 8.0 earthquake strikes the village of Utsuzumi in rural Gifu, Japan, killing over 7,000 across the region and creating a 3-meter-tall surface fault that is still visible today.

January 1 (1892, prior to February 4th)- Ellis Island begins accepting immigrants to the United States.
[Ellis Island immigration also closed in a 1 Water year. See 'November' of the 1954 commentary.]

January 15 (1892, prior to February 4th)- James Naismith publishes the rules for basketball.