On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCurly Lambeau

Curly Lambeau, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, coach (founder, first coach Green Bay Packers), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1965)

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1974)
  • Paul Robeson, American singer (Old Man River), actor and civil rights activist, born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • James Ronald Chalmers, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 67