On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1898

Historical Events

  • USS Maine sinks in Havana harbor, cause unknown, 258 sailors die

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Woodring, American runner (d. 1982)
  • Totò [Antonio Clemente], Italian actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri) commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1967)
1898 Highlights

About February 15, 1898

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius