On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1899

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)
1899 Highlights

About July 21, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer