On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Mischa Elman, Russian-American concert violinist, born in Talnoye, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire (now Talne, Ukraine (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • David Kalākaua, King of the Hawaiian Islands (1874-91), dies at 54
1891 Highlights

About January 20, 1891

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius