On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Clement D'Hooghe, Belgian composer, born in Temse, Belgium (d. 1951)
  • Randall Thompson, American composer (Trip to Nahant), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer, dies at 80
1899 Highlights

About April 21, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus