What Happened on September 2, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Omdurman: Lord Kitchener retakes Sudan for Britain
  • Machine gun 1st used in battle

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert Howard, British journalist (Times), dies through friendly fire
  • Wilford Woodruff, fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1807)