On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1898

Historical Events

  • Wassoulou Empire leader Samori Ture captured by French troops in West Africa ending his 20 year rule

Famous Birthdays

  • Trofim Lysenko, Soviet biologist and agronomist, born in Karlovka, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1976)
1898 Highlights

About September 29, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra