On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1898

Historical Events

  • Spanish troops in Ponce, Puerto Rico, surrender

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles William Mayo, American surgeon (Mayo Clinic), born in Rochester, Minnesota (d. 1968)
  • Lawrence Gray, American actor, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1970)
1898 Highlights

About July 28, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo