On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1898

Historical Events

  • Victor Herbert and Harry Smith's operetta "The Fortune Teller" premieres at Wallack's Theater in New York City

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGeorge Gershwin

George Gershwin [Jacob Gershvin], American composer (Rhapsody in Blue), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1937)

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin

1898 Highlights

About September 26, 1898

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra