On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Osip Mandelstam, Russian poet (Noise of Time), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1938)
  • Ray Chapman, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians) and only MLB player to die from an injury received during a MLB game, born in Beaver Dam, Kentucky (d. 1920)
1891 Highlights

About January 15, 1891

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn