What Happened on December 24, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Herman Heijermans' "Ghetto" premieres in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Baby Dodds, American jazz drummer (d. 1959)
  • H├ęctor Scarone, Uruguayan footballer (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41
  • Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese monk canonized in 1977 by Pope Paul VI (b. 1828)