Historical Events In 1898
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Dec 10 Spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR and Guam on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1898 nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn)
Dec 12 On this day in history 1st 1st-class game between NSW & Tasmania
Dec 13 In the year 1898 daniel Lazarus, composer
Dec 13 First passenger train over the newly reconstructed Victoria Railway Bridge, Montreal. The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1898 george Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72
Dec 14 Frederick Douglass Hall, composer on this day in history.
Dec 15 Fernando Remacha, composer on this day in history.
Dec 18 At a site near Paris, France, Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat sets the world's first official automobile land speed record of 39 miles per hour on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1898 automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph)
Dec 18 In the year 1898 jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist
Dec 20 Irene [Marie] Dunne, Louisville, actress (Show Boat, I Remember Mama) on this day in history.
Dec 21 Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar) in the year 1898.
Dec 21 Scientists Pierre & Marie Curie discovers radium on this day in history.
Dec 24 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1898.
Dec 24 Herman Heijermans' "Ghetto," premieres in Amsterdam in the year 1898.
Dec 25 On this day in history theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter
Dec 26 In the year 1898 radium, the radioactive element, discovered by Pierre and Marie Curie
Dec 29 On this day in history georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74
Dec 29 In the year 1898 jeanne Leleu, composer
Dec 30 In the year 1898 vincent Lopez, Bkln NY, orch leader (Welcome Aboard)