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Historical Events In 1898

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Dec 10   Spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR and Guam on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn) in the year 1898.  

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   On this day in history first passenger train over the newly reconstructed Victoria Railway Bridge, Montreal. The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge.  

Dec 13   In the year 1898 george Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72  

Dec 14   On this day in history frederick Douglass Hall, composer  

Dec 15   In the year 1898 fernando Remacha, composer  

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   Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph) on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist in the year 1898.  

Dec 20   Irene [Marie] Dunne, Louisville, actress (Show Boat, I Remember Mama) on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1898 ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar)  

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   On this day in history herman Heijermans' "Ghetto," premieres in Amsterdam  

Dec 25   In the year 1898 theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter  

Dec 26   Radium, the radioactive element, discovered by Pierre and Marie Curie in the year 1898.  

Dec 29   Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1898.  

Dec 29   In the year 1898 jeanne Leleu, composer  

Dec 30   On this day in history vincent Lopez, Bkln NY, orch leader (Welcome Aboard)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1898 birth of viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of roger Vuataz, composer  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39)  

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   On this day in history james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70  

Jan 04   In the year 1898 frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 11   On this day in history gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86  

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history w A Remy, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 28   Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1898.  

Feb 16   In the year 1898 death of thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843)  

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