What Happened on August 13, 1898

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

US forces under Admiral George Dewey captures Manila during Spanish–American War

Famous Birthdays

Jean BorotraJean Borotra (1898-1994)

French tennis player (Wimbledon 1924, 26), born in Biarritz, France

  • Regis Toomey, American actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
Born in 1898
1898 Highlights

About August 13, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo