What Happened on December 21, 1891

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st game of basketball, based on rules created by James Naismith, played by 18 students in Springfield, Massachusetts

Basketball Inventor James Naismith
Basketball Inventor
James Naismith

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