On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1897

Historical Events

  • Yerkes Observatory of University of Chicago is dedicated

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Kuczynski, Polish composer, dies at 50
1897 Highlights

About October 21, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra