On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1898

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

Lord Kitchener's troops attack Omdurman, Sudan

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? 123 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo