On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1898

Historical Events

  • Winton Motor Carriage Company publishes the first known automobile ad in Scientific American using the headline “dispense with a horse.”

Famous Birthdays

  • George Chandler, American actor (Fury, Lassie, The Fatal Glass of Beer), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 1985)
1898 Highlights

About June 30, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer