On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1898

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discover radium

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie

Famous Birthdays

  • Ira S. Bowen, American physicist & astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar), born in Seneca Falls, New York (d. 1973)
1898 Highlights

About December 21, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius