On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestErnest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway, American author (The Old Man and the Sea, Nobel 1954), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 1961)

  • Hart Crane, American poet (The Bridge), born in Garrettsville, Ohio (d. 1932)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and military officer (b. 1833)