On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Morris Stoloff, American violinist, Academy Award-winning composer, music director (Columbia Pictures, 1938-62), and orchestra leader (Moonglow/Theme from Picnic), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
1898 Highlights

About August 1, 1898

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo