On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1899

Historical Events

  • Opel manufactures its first automobile

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Tcherepnin, Russian pianist and composer, born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1977)
  • Lido Manetti [Arnold Kent], Italian-born American actor (Quo Vardis), born in Florence (d. 1928)
1899 Highlights

About January 21, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius