On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1898

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Philip Holland achieves successful test run for the first modern submarine off Staten Island, submerging for 1 hour 40 minutes


Famous Deaths

  • Blanche Kelso Bruce, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881), dies at 57, in Washington
1898 Highlights

About March 17, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces