On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Bowlly, South African-British dance band vocalist ("Midnight, The Stars, And You"), and bandleader, born in Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique (now Maputo, Mozambique) (d. 1941)
  • Art Baker, American TV host (You Asked For It), born in NYC, New York
  • Gerónimo Baqueiro Foster, Mexican woodwind player, composer and music teacher, born in Hopelchén, Campeche (d. 1967)
1898 Highlights

About January 7, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn