On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1898

Historical Events

  • Trans-Mississippi International Exposition opens in Omaha

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Stevens, American 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Edgar "Cookie" Fairchild, American bandleader (Jerry Colonna Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Lieb Glantz, Ukrainian-born tenor, composer and Zionist, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1964)
1898 Highlights

About June 1, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini