On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Jef Last, Dutch poet and writer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles C. Walcutt, American general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, dies of an old war wound at 60
1898 Highlights

About May 2, 1898

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus