September 2, 1898 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


BattleBattle of Interest

Battle of Omdurman: Lord Kitchener retakes Sudan for Britain

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener
  • Machine gun 1st used in battle

Deaths in History

  • 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)