On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1897

Historical Events

  • Yerkes Observatory 40" (1m) refractor used for 1st time

Famous Deaths

  • Karol Mikuli, Polish composer, dies at 77
1897 Highlights

About May 21, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini