What Happened on December 21, 1891

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • John W. McCormack, American politician (D) Speaker of House (1962-70), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1980)
Born in 1891
1891 Highlights

About December 21, 1891

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius