On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1898

Historical Events

  • City of NY established

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Kersten, Baltic-German Finnish masseuse (masseuse to Heinrich Himmler who helped save people from Nazi persecution), born in Tartu, Imperial Russia (d. 1960)
  • Princess Charlotte of Monaco, illegitimate daughter of Louis II and mother of Prince Rainier III born in Constantine, French Algeria (d. 1977)
  • Renée Adorée [Jeanne de la Fontein], French actress (The Big Parade), born in Lille, Nord, France (d. 1933)
  • [Julius] Johannes Rontgen, German Dutch composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1932)
1898 Highlights

About September 30, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra