On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1858

Historical Events

  • Jacques Offenbach's operetta " Orpheus in the Underworld" (Orphée aux Enfers) premieres in Paris, includes "Infernal Galop" (can-can tune)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ramabai Dongre' Medhavi, India, social reformer
1858 Highlights

About October 21, 1858

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra