On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1898

Historical Events

  • First forestry school in America opens at Biltmore Estate, North Carolina

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lord Kitchener's troops attack Omdurman, Sudan

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener

Famous Birthdays

  • Marilyn Miller [Renolds], American actress (Sunny) and wife of Jack Pickford, born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 1936)
1898 Highlights

About September 1, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo