Historical Events In 1898
Friday, 24 May 2019
Mar 01 In the year 1898 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 Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's) on this day in history.
Mar 07 On this day in history jan Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer
Mar 08 In the year 1898 louise Beavers, Cin Ohio, actress (Beulah-Beulah, Made for each other)
Mar 08 In the year 1898 richard Straus' "Don Quixote", premieres in Keulen
Mar 08 Richard Straus' "Don Quixote," premieres in Keulen on this day in history.
Mar 10 Cy Kendall, St Louis Mo, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown) in the year 1898.
Mar 11 In the year 1898 dorothy Gish, Massillon OH, film actress (Orphans of the Storm)
Mar 11 On this day in history the birth of Dorothy Gish, Silent screen star
Mar 12 In the year 1898 fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Sold Grandpa)
Mar 13 In the year 1898 josie Sedgwick, TX, actress (Son of Oklahoma)
Mar 16 Aubrey (Vincent) Beardsley, English illustrator (Salome), dies at 23 on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history 1st practical submarine 1st submerges, NYC (for 1 hour 40 minutes)
Mar 17 Blanche Kelso Bruce, (Sen-Miss, 1875-1881), dies at 57, in Washington in the year 1898.
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 In the year 1898 joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet, dies at 26
Mar 19 USS Oregon departs San Francisco for 14,000 mile trip around South America to join U.S. Squadron off Cuba on this day in history.
Mar 21 Explosion in mine at Dudley Colliery, Stockton, near Newcastle, NSW, kills 15 men in the year 1898.
Mar 23 Georgios Grivas, Greek general/opposition leader on Cyprus on this day in history.
Mar 24 On this day in history 1st automobile sold
Mar 24 On this day in history dorothy Stratton, organizer (SPARS-women's branch of US Coast Guard)
Mar 24 In the year 1898 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 On this day in history intercollegiate Trapshooting Association formed in NYC
Mar 26 Renzo Massarani, composer in the year 1898.
Mar 27 Sajjid Ahmad Chan, co founder (Pakistan), dies at 80 in the year 1898.
Mar 29 In the year 1898 cecil Lewis, airman/writer
Mar 30 On this day in history heinz Risse, writer
Mar 31 Edward Noyes Westcott, US attorney/writer (David Harum), dies in the year 1898.
Apr 01 In the year 1898 nita Naldi [Anita Donna Dooley], NYC, actress (Blood & Sand)
Apr 02 On this day in history adoption of U.S. Naval Academy coat of arms
Apr 03 George Jessel, toastmaster general/entertainer (Diary of Young Comic) in the year 1898.