On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1898

Historical Events

  • 1st telephone message from a submerged submarine, by Simon Lake

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles E. Pont, French-born Swiss-American artist, born in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, France (d. 1971)
  • Jan Filip Boon, Flemish journalist & editor (De Standaard 1929-39), born in Halle, Belgium (d. 1960)
1898 Highlights

About January 6, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn