On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Doak, American baseball pitcher (NL ERA leader 1914, 21; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)
  • Camille Melloy [Paepe], Belgian poet (Parfum des Buis)
  • Karel Boleslav Jirak, Czech composer and pedagogue, born in Prague, Bohemia (d. 1972)
1891 Highlights

About January 28, 1891

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius