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Historical Events In 1898

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Mar 01   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 in the year 1898.  

Mar 02   Australia complete a 4-1 series annihilation of England in the year 1898.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1898 richard Straus' "Don Quixote", premieres in Keulen  

Mar 08   On this day in history richard Straus' "Don Quixote," premieres in Keulen  

Mar 10   In the year 1898 cy Kendall, St Louis Mo, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown)  

Mar 11   On this day in history dorothy Gish, Massillon OH, film actress (Orphans of the Storm)  

Mar 11   In the year 1898 the birth of Dorothy Gish, Silent screen star  

Mar 12   On this day in history fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Sold Grandpa)  

Mar 13   Josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma) in the year 1898.  

Mar 16   Aubrey (Vincent) Beardsley, English illustrator (Salome), dies at 23 in the year 1898.  

Mar 17   1st practical submarine 1st submerges, NYC (for 1 hour 40 minutes) on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history blanche Kelso Bruce, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881), dies at 57, in Washington  

Mar 17   In the year 1898 the first practical submarine submerges, off New York NY for 1 hour 40 minutes  

Mar 18   In the year 1898 otto Jochum, composer  

Mar 19   Joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet, dies at 26 in the year 1898.  

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   On this day in history georgios Grivas, Greek general/opposition leader on Cyprus  

Mar 24   1st automobile sold in the year 1898.  

Mar 24   Dorothy Stratton, organizer (SPARS-women's branch of US Coast Guard) in the year 1898.  

Mar 24   On this day in history the first recoreded sale of an automobile  

Mar 25   Assist. SECNAV Theodore Roosevelt proposes Navy investigate military application of Samuel Langley's flying machine, beginning naval aviation on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Intercollegiate Trapshooting Association formed in NYC in the year 1898.  

Mar 26   Renzo Massarani, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Sajjid Ahmad Chan, co founder (Pakistan), dies at 80 in the year 1898.  

Mar 29   Cecil Lewis, airman/writer on this day in history.  

Mar 30   Heinz Risse, writer in the year 1898.  

Mar 31   Edward Noyes Westcott, US attorney/writer (David Harum), dies in the year 1898.  

Apr 01   Nita Naldi [Anita Donna Dooley], NYC, actress (Blood & Sand) on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Adoption of U.S. Naval Academy coat of arms on this day in history.  

Apr 03   George Jessel, toastmaster general/entertainer (Diary of Young Comic) on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of george van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race)  

Jan 01   In the year 1898 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   On this day in history birth of zaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames)  

Jan 04   Roger Vuataz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70 in the year 1898.  

Jan 04   In the year 1898 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   On this day in history 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   Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) died in the year 1898.  

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