On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1898

Historical Events

  • 1st Spanish-American War action sees the USS Nashville capture a Spanish 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
1898 Highlights

About April 22, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus