On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1898

Historical Events

  • -27) Snow and ice storm over US kills 455
  • SS Portland “The Titanic of New England” leaves for Cape Cod, shipwrecked off Cape Ann, all 192 on board killed

Famous Birthdays

Karl Ziegler

Karl Ziegler, German chemist and Nobel Laureate (polymers), born in Helsa, German Empire (d. 1973)

1898 Highlights

About November 26, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius