Historical Events In 1898
Monday, 16 September 2019
Dec 10 In the year 1898 spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR and Guam
Dec 11 On this day in history nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn)
Dec 12 In the year 1898 1st 1st-class game between NSW & Tasmania
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 The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge on this day in history.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 On this day in history george Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72
Dec 14 Frederick Douglass Hall, composer on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history 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 Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph) on this day in history.
Dec 18 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist on this day in history.
Dec 20 Irene [Marie] Dunne, Louisville, actress (Show Boat, I Remember Mama) in the year 1898.
Dec 21 Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history herman Heijermans' "Ghetto," premieres in Amsterdam
Dec 25 In the year 1898 theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter
Dec 26 Radium, the radioactive element, discovered by Pierre and Marie Curie on this day in history.
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.