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 The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on this day in history.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)