On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1898

Historical Events

  • American troops, en route to the Philippines on the SS China, raise the American flag on Wake Island
  • Dutch Automobile Club forms (KNAC)
  • Joshua Slocum completes 1st solo circumnavigation of the globe
  • US Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba
1898 Highlights

About July 3, 1898

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer