On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1898

Historical Events

  • 700 Greeks and 15 Englishmen are slaughtered by the Turks in Heraklion, Greece.

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Wood, English cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests, 11 dismissals), born in Bradford, England (d. 1973)
  • Helmut Hasse, German mathematician, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1979)
1898 Highlights

About August 25, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo