On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1898

Historical Events

  • Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by anarchists Luigi Lucheni

Historic Event

Lord Kitchener's ships sails from Khartoum to Fashoda in Sudan

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, Empress of Austria, and wife of Franz Joseph I, dies from a stab wound at 60
1898 Highlights

About September 10, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo