What Happened on March 26, 1898

Historical Events

  • Sabi Game Reserve opens in South Africa, the world's 1st officially designated game reserve; now part of Kruger National Park
  • Sabie Game Reserve proclaimed in the Transvaal - the beginnings of Kruger National Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Shadwell, British conductor, bandleader, and founder of the Cambridge Concert Orchestra, born in Pershore, Worcestershire (d. 1979)
  • Renzo Massarani, Italian-Brazilian composer and music critic, born in Mantova, Italy (d. 1975)
1898 Highlights

About March 26, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries