On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1898

Historical Events

  • Emile Zola publishes his open letter "J'accuse" accusing the French government of framing Alfred Dreyfus for sabotage

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone (d. 1978)
  • Kai Munk, Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor, martyr (d. 1944)
  • Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat
1898 Highlights

About January 13, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn