On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerard Kraus, Dutch psychiatrist and director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands) (d. 1956)
  • Leopold Infeld, Polish nuclear physicist (Whom the God's Love), born in Krak√≥w, Poland (d. 1968)
  • Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author (The Emigrants) and historian, born in Moshultam√•la, Sweden (d. 1973)
1898 Highlights

About August 20, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo