What Happened on October 18, 1898

Historical Events

  • American flag raised in Puerto Rico

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Custer [Raymond Glenn], American silent and sound screen actor (The Fighting Hombre; The Law of the Wild), born in Frankfort, Kentucky (d. 1974)
  • Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian-American singer, muse and wife of Kurt Weill, and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone; From Russia with Love), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
Born in 1898
1898 Highlights

About October 18, 1898

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra