What Happened on September 10, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.
  • Lord Kitchener's ships sails from Kartoum to Fashoda

Famous Birthdays

  • Adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, entertainer, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Bessie Love, Midland TX, actress (Broadway Melody, Children of Damned)
  • Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth AE, empress of Austria/wife of Franz Joseph I, dies at 60