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Historical Events In 1898

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

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

Dec 11   On this day in history nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn)  

Dec 12   1st 1st-class game between NSW & Tasmania in the year 1898.  

Dec 13   On this day in history 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 The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on this day in history.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   In the year 1898 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 in the year 1898.  

Dec 18   On this day in history automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph)  

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

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

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

Dec 21   In the year 1898 scientists Pierre & Marie Curie discovers radium  

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

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   In the year 1898 radium, the radioactive element, discovered by Pierre and Marie Curie  

Dec 29   In the year 1898 georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74  

Dec 29   On this day in history 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   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   Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1898 birth of zaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames)  

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   Charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1898

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70 in the year 1898.  

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

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

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

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74  

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

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