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Historical Events In 1898

Monday, 27 May 2019

Dec 10   On this day in history spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR and Guam  

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   Daniel Lazarus, composer on this day in history.  

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 The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge.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   On this day in history fernando Remacha, composer  

Dec 18   On this day in history 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.  

Dec 18   In the year 1898 automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph)  

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   Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar) in the year 1898.  

Dec 21   On this day in history scientists Pierre & Marie Curie discovers radium  

Dec 24   Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Herman Heijermans' "Ghetto," premieres in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter in the year 1898.  

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   Jeanne Leleu, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 30   Vincent Lopez, Bkln NY, orch leader (Welcome Aboard) in the year 1898.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1898 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   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 in the year 1898.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971)  

Famous Deaths In 1898

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1898.  

Jan 14   Lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 28   On this day in history alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74  

Feb 16   Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) died in the year 1898.  

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