What Happened on September 16, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • (Charles) "Chick" Bullock, American jazz and dance band vocalist (Chick Bullock and His Levee Loungers), born in Butte, Montana (d. 1981)
  • H. A. Rey, American children's author and creator of "Curious George", born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1977)
Born in 1898

Famous Deaths

  • Ramón Emeterio Betances, Puerto Rican politician, medical doctor and diplomat, dies at 71
1898 Highlights

About September 16, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo