On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1898

Historical Events

  • American flag raised in Puerto Rico

Famous Birthdays

  • Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone; From Russia with Love), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • Raymond Glenn, American actor (Raisin in the Sun, Carmen Jones), born in Frankfort, Kentucky (d. 1974)
1898 Highlights

About October 18, 1898

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra