On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • (Irving Milford) "Miff" Mole, American jazz trombonist, and composer (Red Nichols and His Five Pennies - "Slippin' Around"; Sophie Tucker), born in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York (d. 1961)
  • Dorothy Gish, American film actress (Orphans of the Storm), born in Massillon, Ohio (d. 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • William Rosecrans, American Civil War Union general (b. 1819)
1898 Highlights

About March 11, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces