Historical Events In 1898
Thursday, 25 February 2021
Dec 10 Spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR and Guam in the year 1898.
Dec 11 Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn) on this day in history.
Dec 12 1st 1st-class game between NSW & Tasmania on this day in history.
Dec 13 Daniel Lazarus, composer in the year 1898.
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 The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on this day in history.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 Frederick Douglass Hall, composer on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1898 fernando Remacha, composer
Dec 18 In the year 1898 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 Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph) in the year 1898.
Dec 18 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist in the year 1898.
Dec 20 In the year 1898 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 On this day in history scientists Pierre & Marie Curie discovers radium
Dec 24 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1898.
Dec 24 Herman Heijermans' "Ghetto," premieres in Amsterdam on this day in history.
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 Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1898 jeanne Leleu, composer
Dec 30 In the year 1898 vincent Lopez, Bkln NY, orch leader (Welcome Aboard)