On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbie Collins, Australian cricket all-rounder and captain (19 Tests, 1,352 runs @ 45.06, 4 x 100s), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83
1888 Highlights

About January 21, 1888

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius