On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1898

Historical Events

  • US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington, authorized

Famous Birthdays

  • Armand Hammer, American millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum), born in NYC, New York
  • Karel Haba, Czech composer and violinist, born in Vizovice, Moravia (d. 1972)
1898 Highlights

About May 21, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini