On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1898

Historical Events

  • Hawaii is formally annexed to US
  • Peace protocol ends Spanish–American War, signed

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar Homolka, Hungarian actor (Sabotage, The Seven Year Itch, Ball of Fire, I Remember Mama), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1978)
1898 Highlights

About August 12, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo