On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st Spanish-American War action: USS Nashville, takes enemy ship
  • Baltimore James Hughes no-hits Boston Braves 8-0
  • Cincinnati Red Theodore Breitenstein no-hits Pirates 11-0
  • Congress passes Volunteer Army Act calling for a Volunteer Cavalry
  • US President McKinley orders blockade of Cuban harbors