Historical Events in September 1898

  • Sep 1 Dutch soccer team Receiver forms
  • Sep 1 Lord Kitchener's troops attack Omdurman, Sudan
  • Sep 2 Battle of Omdurman: Lord Kitchener retakes Sudan for Britain
  • Sep 2 Machine gun 1st used in battle
  • Sep 6 Lord Kitchener destroys Mahdi's tomb in Omdurman
  • Sep 9 Ottawa Football Club re-organizes into the Rough Riders
  • Sep 10 Lord Kitchener's ships sails from Kartoum to Fashoda
  • Sep 10 Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.
  • Sep 13 20,000 Paris construction workers go on strike
  • Sep 13 Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film
  • Sep 15 National Afro-American Council forms in Rochester NY
  • Sep 18 Lord Kitchener's ships reach Fashoda, Sudan
  • Sep 21 Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days' Reform in China, imprisoning the Guangxu Emperor
  • Sep 26 Victor Herbert/Harry Smith's musical premieres in NYC
  • Sep 29 French troops reach Guinea & Sudan, Samori caught
  • Sep 30 City of NY established