On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Spanish-American War formally ended by the Treaty of Paris; US acquires Philippines, Puerto Rico & Guam
  • The first western pilgrims were welcomed at The House of `Abdu'lláh Páshá

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Mauve, Dutch painter (d. 1962)
  • Yuri Nikolayevich Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero), born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1959)