On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Karel Cap├ęk's play "R.U.R." premieres in Prague, introduces the word "robot"

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Reed, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Russell Reading Braddon, Australian author, born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Mykola Leontovych, Ukrainian composer, dies at 43