On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1898

Historical Events

  • Australian cricketer Joe Darling hits the 1st six in Tests (out of the ground)

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Flint, American actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, English writer (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), dies at 65

Author and Mathematician Lewis Carroll
Author and Mathematician
Lewis Carroll

1898 Highlights

About January 14, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn