What Happened on April 21, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat
  • Spanish-American War: The U.S. Congress, on April 25, recognizes that a state of war exists between the United States and Spain as of this date.

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Theodore Gouvy, composer, dies at 78