What Happened on July 30, 1898

'Iron Chancellor' Bismarck Dies

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Moore, English artist and sculptor (known for Three Piece Sculpture: Vertebrae), born in Castleford (d. 1986)
Born in 1898

Famous Deaths

Otto von BismarckOtto von Bismarck (1815-1898)

German chancellor (1866-90) who helped unify Germany, dies at 83

1898 Highlights

About July 30, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo