What Happened on January 21, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisco Lazaro, Portuguese marathon runner (1st person to die during a modern Olympics - during 1912 marathon), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1912)
  • Nikolai Golovanov, Russian conductor and composer (Bolshoi Opera), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1953)
  • Timothy Mather Spelman, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1970)
Born in 1891

Famous Deaths

  • Calixa Lavallee, Canadian composer (O Canada), dies at 48
1891 Highlights

About January 21, 1891

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 132 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius