On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1898

Historical Events

  • US House of Representatives passes resolution to annex Hawaii
  • US marines attack Spanish off Guantánamo, Cuba

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, English organist and composer, born in Peterborough, England (d. 1994)
  • Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist
1898 Highlights

About June 15, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini