On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1870

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Darling, Australian cricket batsman and captain (34 Tests, 21 as captain), born in Glen Osmond, Australia (d. 1946)
  • Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official and 4th President of the International Olympic Committee, born in Morlanda, Sweden (d. 1964)
  • Stanley Jackson, English cricketer (captain of England, governor of Bengal), born in Chapel Allerton, Leeds, Yorkshire, England (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Jaromír Erben, Czech poet (Ruiker), dies at 69
1870 Highlights

About November 21, 1870

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio