On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Gracie Fields, English music hall/vaudeville performer and actress (Queen of Hearts), born in Rochdale, England (d. 1979)
  • Vilma B├ínky, Austrian silent screen actress (The Eagle, Rebel), born in Nagydorog, Austria-Hungary (d. 1991)
  • Wally Baker, American supercentenarian
1898 Highlights

About January 9, 1898

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn