On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dutch railway Alkmaar-Receiver opens
  • Henry Huntington buys LA Railway
  • Jews are expelled from Kiev, Ukraine
  • The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration is founded under the name k.u.k. Exportakademie.
  • Tsar Nikolay II expels Jews from major Russian cities

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Gaaden (d. 1968)