On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry F. V. Edward, British 100m/200m runner (Olympic bronze 1920), born in Berlin (d. 1973)
  • Marian Jordan, American actress, radio comedienne (Molly-Fibber McGee & Molly), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 1961)
  • Nini de Boël, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Kepa Te Rangihiwinui, Maori military leader, dies in his 70s
1898 Highlights

About April 15, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries