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Historical Events In 1898

Monday, 27 January 2020

Jan 29   Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 1st auto insurance policy in US issued, by Travelers Insurance Co  

Feb 01   In the year 1898 first auto insurance policy in US issued, by Travelers Insurance Company  

Feb 02   On this day in history josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Theatre De la Mar)  

Feb 03   Alvar Aalto, Finland, architect (Finlandia House) in the year 1898.  

Feb 08   John Ames Sherman patents 1st envelope folding & gumming mach (Mass) on this day in history.  

Feb 08   John Ames Sherman patents first envelope folding &gumming machine (Massachusetts) in the year 1898.  

Feb 10   In the year 1898 bertolt Brecht, Germany, playwright (Mother Courage)/composer  

Feb 10   The birth of Bertolt Brecht, German poet and dramatist in the year 1898.  

Feb 11   Leo Szilard, Hungary, physicist/A-bomb worker/peace activist on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Owen Smith of NC, AME Zion minister, named minister to Liberia on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Owen Smith of North Carolina, AME Zion minister, named minister to Liberia on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Wallace Ford, [Samuel Jones Grundy], Batton England, actor (Deputy) in the year 1898.  

Feb 13   In the year 1898 neville Pearson, English publisher  

Feb 14   Fritz Zwicky, Swiss astronomer (super nova) in the year 1898.  

Feb 15   On this day in history toto, (Antonio de Curtis), Naples Italy, actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri)  

Feb 15   On this day in history uSS Maine blows up in Havana harbor, cause unknown-258 sailors die  

Feb 15   On this day in history uSS Maine sinks in Havana harbor, cause unknown-258 sailors die  

Feb 16   On this day in history katharine Cornell, actress (Barretts of Wimpole St)  

Feb 17   On this day in history tom Lowry, cricketer (NZ batsman in seven Tests & their 1st Test capt)  

Feb 18   In the year 1898 enzo Ferrari, racing car manufacturer, Modena  

Feb 18   Frances Willard, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance), dies at 58 in the year 1898.  

Feb 19   On this day in history lauwrens Voorthuyzen, [Lou de Palingboer], Dutch sect leader  

Feb 20   The birth of Enzo Ferrari, Italian car manufacturer on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Vassily Vainonen, Russian ballet dancers/choreographer (Gayaneh) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Anton de Kom, Surinam/Dutch worker's union leader/resistance fighter in the year 1898.  

Feb 22   Black postmaster lynched, his wife & 3 daughters shot in Lake City SC on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history in France, Emile Zola is imprisoned for writing his "J'accuse" letter accusing government of anti-Semitism & wrongly jailing Alfred Dreyfus  

Feb 23   On this day in history reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist  

Feb 24   On this day in history kurt Tank, German WW II aircraft designer  

Feb 25   William Thomas Astbury, English physicist/chemist (textiles) on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1898 julien de Valckenaere, Flemish writer  

Feb 27   In the year 1898 allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History)  

Feb 28   On this day in history molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1898 birth of george van Derton, Belgian  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history 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 in the year 1898.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of roger Vuataz, composer  

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   In the year 1898 james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70  

Jan 04   On this day in history frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 11   Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1898 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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