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


Person of interestKarl Ziegler

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

Chemist/Nobel Laureate Karl Ziegler
Chemist/Nobel Laureate
Karl Ziegler

1898 Highlights

About November 26, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius