On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1898

Historical Events

  • Owen Smith of NC, AME Zion minister, named US minister to Liberia

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLeó Szilárd

Leo Szilard, Hungarian-German-American nuclear physicist (Manhattan Project) and peace activist, born in Budapest, Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1964)

Physicist and Inventor Leó Szilárd
Physicist and Inventor
Leó Szilárd

1898 Highlights

About February 11, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius