On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1908

Historical Events

  • American polar explorer Frederick Cook claims to have been the 1st person reach North Pole on this date (disputed)

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Hostin, French weightlifter (Olympic gold 1932, 36), born in Saint-√Čtienne, France (d. 1998)
1908 Highlights

About April 21, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus