On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1898

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Mauve, Dutch painter (d. 1962)
  • Yuri Nikolayevich Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero), born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1959)
1898 Highlights

About December 10, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius