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Historical Events In 1898

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Aug 21   Nicola van Westerhout, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Francine Larrimore, Verdun France, actress (John Meade's Woman) on this day in history.  

Aug 23   18th US Mens Tennis: Malcolm Whitman beats Dwight Davis (36 62 62 61) in the year 1898.  

Aug 23   On this day in history joseph Robinson, composer, dies at 82  

Aug 24   Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974) in the year 1898.  

Aug 25   700 Greeks and 15 Englishmen are slaughtered by the Turks in Heraklion, Greece on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Peggy Guggenheim, art patron & collector in the year 1898.  

Aug 27   Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols in the year 1898.  

Aug 28   On this day in history caleb Bradham renames his carbonated soft drink "Pepsi-Cola".  

Aug 28   In the year 1898 ludwig Turek, writer  

Aug 29   In the year 1898 preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels)  

Aug 29   The Goodyear tire company is founded on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Dutch soccer team Receiver forms in the year 1898.  

Sep 01   On this day in history marilyn Miller, [Renolds], US actress (Sunny)/wife of Jack Pickford  

Sep 02   In the year 1898 battle of Omdurman: Lord Kitchener retakes Sudan for Britain  

Sep 02   On this day in history hubert Howard, British journalist (Times), dies through friendly fire  

Sep 02   In the year 1898 lord Kitchener retakes Sudan for Britain  

Sep 05   In the year 1898 ebbe Hamerik, composer  

Sep 05   Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmonds, disguised as man fought for union, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history lord Kitchener destroys Mahdi's tomb in Omdurman  

Sep 08   Queenie Smith, NYC, actress/dancer (Funny Side) in the year 1898.  

Sep 09   Frank "Fordham Flash" Frisch, NYC, baseball player (NL MVP 1931) in the year 1898.  

Sep 09   Ottawa Football Club re-organizes into the Rough Riders in the year 1898.  

Sep 10   In the year 1898 adele Marie Astaire, Omaha NE, sister of Fred Astaire, entertainer  

Sep 10   Elisabeth AE, empress of Austria/wife of Franz Joseph I, dies at 60 in the year 1898.  

Sep 10   In the year 1898 lord Kitchener's ships sails from Kartoum to Fashoda  

Sep 11   Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1898.  

Sep 12   Ben Shahn, painter (1964 Arts & Letters) on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1898 20,000 Paris construction workers go on strike  

Sep 14   In the year 1898 paul A Daum, writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper), dies  

Sep 15   On this day in history john J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor/writer/poet (El Dorado)  

Sep 15   On this day in history national Afro-American Council forms in Rochester NY  

Sep 18   On this day in history lord Kitcheners ships reach Fashoda Sudan  

Sep 19   In the year 1898 giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1898 birth of george van Derton, Belgian  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of george van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race)  

Jan 01   Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1898 birth of johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)  

Jan 03   ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Roger Vuataz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1898 birth of charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971)  

Famous Deaths In 1898

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1898 james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70  

Jan 04   Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1898.  

Jan 11   In the year 1898 gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86  

Jan 14   In the year 1898 lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65  

Jan 16   In the year 1898 death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)  

Jan 23   W A Remy, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1898.  

Jan 28   In the year 1898 alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74  

Feb 16   Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

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