On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe McCarthy, American Baseball Hall of Fame manager (World Series 1932, 36–39, 41, 43; New York Yankees), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • Lillian Walker, American silent era actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)
1887 Highlights

About April 21, 1887

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus