On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Cruys Voorbergh [Ernest Pieter Coningh], Dutch actor and director (De vliegende Hollander, Flying Dutchman), born in Bagoe, Dutch East Indies (d. 1963)
  • Maurice Martenot, French cellist, WWI radio telegrapher, and instrument inventor (ondes Martenot), born in Paris, France (d. 1980)
1898 Highlights

About October 14, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra