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? 123 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces