On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1898

Historical Events

  • Ottawa Football Club re-organizes into the Rough Riders

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Frisch, American Baseball HOF infielder (3 x MLB All-Star; 4 x World Series; NL MVP 1931; NY Giants, St.L Cardinals) and manager (St.L Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Stéphane Mallarmé, French poet (b. 1842)
1898 Highlights

About September 9, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo