On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1901

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Clyde Fitch's play "The Climbers" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Ricardo Zamora, Spanish footballer (d. 1978)

Famous Deaths

  • Elisha Gray, American inventor (telephone prototype), dies at 65
1901 Highlights

About January 21, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius