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Historical Events In 1898

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Apr 03   In the Yukon at Chilkoot Pass avalanche kills 88 men during the Klondike gold rush on this day in history.  

Apr 03   The birth of Henry Luce, American publisher (founder of Time magazine) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Appointment of first Civil Engineering Corps officer, Mordecai Endicott, as Chief, Bureau of ards and Docks in the year 1898.  

Apr 06   On this day in history bobby Gilbert, PA  

Apr 08   In the year 1898 achiel H Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58)  

Apr 08   Battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese  

Apr 09   Earl "Curly" Lambeau, NFL coach (GB Packers) in the year 1898.  

Apr 11   Lou Holtz, comedian/actor (Follow the Leader) on this day in history.  

Apr 11   President McKinley asks for Spanish-American War declaration on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1898 president McKinley asks for Spanish-American War declaration Hearst newspapers just flourish  

Apr 12   In the year 1898 army transfers Yerba Buena Island in SF Bay to Navy  

Apr 12   On this day in history grantley H Adams, president of Barbados  

Apr 14   In the year 1898 commissioning of first Post Civil War hospital ship, USS Solace  

Apr 14   Lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye) in the year 1898.  

Apr 15   Kepa Te Rangihiwinui, Maori military leader in the year 1898.  

Apr 15   Marian Jordan, actress, radio comedienne (Molly-Fibber McGee & Molly) in the year 1898.  

Apr 18   Gustave Moureau, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Lord Leatherland, British journalist/Labour peer on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1898 2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00  

Apr 19   On this day in history constance Talmadge, Brooklyn NY, comedienne/actress (Intolerance)  

Apr 20   US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens on this day in history.  

Apr 21   On this day in history louis Theodore Gouvy, composer, dies at 78  

Apr 21   Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat on this day in history.  

Apr 21   On this day in history phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on first at bat  

Apr 21   On this day in history spanish-American War begins  

Apr 21   In the year 1898 steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)  

Apr 21   On this day in history u.S. at war against Spain.  

Apr 22   In the year 1898 1st Spanish-American War action: USS Nashville, takes enemy ship  

Apr 22   Spanish-American War action USS Nashville, takes enemy ship in the year 1898.  

Apr 22   On this day in history spanish-American War action: USS Nashville, takes enemy ship  

Apr 22   U.S. warships begin blockade of Cuba in the year 1898.  

Apr 23   Edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov) in the year 1898.  

Apr 24   On this day in history spain declares war on US rejecting ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian was born in the year 1898.  

Jan 01   In the year 1898 birth of george van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)  

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   In the year 1898 birth of jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971)  

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   On this day in history gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86  

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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