What Happened on April 21, 1898

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Owen, American Pro Football Hall of Fame tackle (NY Giants) and coach (NFL C'ship 1927, 34, 38; NY Giants), born in Cleo Springs, Oklahoma (d. 1964)
Born in 1898

Famous Deaths

  • Louis ThĂ©odore Gouvy, French-German composer, dies at 78

About April 21, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus