On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1898

Historical Events

  • Lizzie Arlington becomes first woman to play professional men's baseball when she pitches 9th inning for the Reading Coal Heavers against the Allentown Peanuts; allows 2 hits and walks a batter but preserves 5-0 win
1898 Highlights

About July 5, 1898

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer