On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1898

Famous Birthdays

Curly Lambeau

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

  • Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1974)
  • Paul Robeson, American bass-baritone 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
1898 Highlights

About April 9, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries