Historical Events In 1898
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Mar 01 On this day in history through service commences over the Intercolonial Railway between Halifax and Montreal. This is achieved through a series of leases and running rights agreements with the Grand trunk Railway.
Mar 02 On this day in history australia complete a 4-1 series annihilation of England
Mar 06 On this day in history hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's)
Mar 07 On this day in history jan Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer
Mar 08 Louise Beavers, Cin Ohio, actress (Beulah-Beulah, Made for each other) in the year 1898.
Mar 08 Richard Straus' "Don Quixote", premieres in Keulen in the year 1898.
Mar 08 On this day in history richard Straus' "Don Quixote," premieres in Keulen
Mar 10 Cy Kendall, St Louis Mo, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown) on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history dorothy Gish, Massillon OH, film actress (Orphans of the Storm)
Mar 11 The birth of Dorothy Gish, Silent screen star in the year 1898.
Mar 12 Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Sold Grandpa) in the year 1898.
Mar 13 Josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma) in the year 1898.
Mar 16 In the year 1898 aubrey (Vincent) Beardsley, English illustrator (Salome), dies at 23
Mar 17 On this day in history 1st practical submarine 1st submerges, NYC (for 1 hour 40 minutes)
Mar 17 In the year 1898 blanche Kelso Bruce, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881), dies at 57, in Washington
Mar 17 On this day in history the first practical submarine submerges, off New York NY for 1 hour 40 minutes
Mar 18 On this day in history otto Jochum, composer
Mar 19 Joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet, dies at 26 on this day in history.
Mar 19 USS Oregon departs San Francisco for 14,000 mile trip around South America to join U.S. Squadron off Cuba in the year 1898.
Mar 21 Explosion in mine at Dudley Colliery, Stockton, near Newcastle, NSW, kills 15 men in the year 1898.
Mar 23 In the year 1898 georgios Grivas, Greek general/opposition leader on Cyprus
Mar 24 1st automobile sold on this day in history.
Mar 24 Dorothy Stratton, organizer (SPARS-women's branch of US Coast Guard) on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1898 the first recoreded sale of an automobile
Mar 25 In the year 1898 assist. SECNAV Theodore Roosevelt proposes Navy investigate military application of Samuel Langley's flying machine, beginning naval aviation
Mar 25 On this day in history intercollegiate Trapshooting Association formed in NYC
Mar 26 Renzo Massarani, composer in the year 1898.
Mar 27 On this day in history sajjid Ahmad Chan, co founder (Pakistan), dies at 80
Mar 29 Cecil Lewis, airman/writer in the year 1898.
Mar 30 On this day in history heinz Risse, writer
Mar 31 On this day in history edward Noyes Westcott, US attorney/writer (David Harum), dies
Apr 01 On this day in history nita Naldi [Anita Donna Dooley], NYC, actress (Blood & Sand)
Apr 02 In the year 1898 adoption of U.S. Naval Academy coat of arms
Apr 03 George Jessel, toastmaster general/entertainer (Diary of Young Comic) in the year 1898.