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Historical Events In 1898

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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   In the year 1898 1st 1st-class game between NSW & Tasmania  

Dec 13   Daniel Lazarus, composer on this day in history.  

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 The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on this day in history.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   George Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1898.  

Dec 14   Frederick Douglass Hall, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar)  

Dec 21   Scientists Pierre & Marie Curie discovers radium in the year 1898.  

Dec 24   In the year 1898 eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41  

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   On this day in history radium, the radioactive element, discovered by Pierre and Marie Curie  

Dec 29   Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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   George van Derton, Belgian was born in the year 1898.  

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race) was born in the year 1898.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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