On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1898

Historical Events

  • Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lord Kitchener's ships sails from Kartoum to Fashoda

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bessie Love, American actress (Broadway Melody, Children of Damned), born in Midland, Texas (d. 1986)
  • Waldo Semon, American inventor (polyvinyl chloride), born in Demopolis, Alabama (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth AE, empress of Austria/wife of Franz Joseph I, dies at 60
1898 Highlights

About September 10, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo