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Historical Events In 1898

Friday, 10 July 2020

Apr 25   In the year 1898 congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April  

Apr 25   US declares war on Spain in the year 1898.  

Apr 25   On this day in history uS declares war on Spain over Cuba  

Apr 26   Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) in the year 1898.  

Apr 29   U.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba in the year 1898.  

Apr 30   Championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl in the year 1898.  

Apr 30   Championship wrestling match at the Met turns into a brawl in the year 1898.  

May 01   Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1898 eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62)  

May 01   George Dewey commands, "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley" as US route Spanish fleet at Manila on this day in history.  

May 02   Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) in the year 1898.  

May 03   Camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco) in the year 1898.  

May 03   Camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517) on this day in history.  

May 03   Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74) in the year 1898.  

May 04   In the year 1898 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09  

May 06   In the year 1898 daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime  

May 07   On this day in history vera Chapman, writer  

May 08   The first games of the Italian Football League are played in the year 1898.  

May 10   In the year 1898 ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)  

May 11   On this day in history sailors and Marines from USS Marblehead cut trans-oceanic cable near Cienfuegos, Cuba, isolating Cuba from Spain.  

May 12   On this day in history louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters  

May 14   Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer in the year 1898.  

May 15   Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime) in the year 1898.  

May 16   On this day in history august de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP)  

May 17   In the year 1898 camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503]  

May 18   On this day in history juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada)  

May 19   In the year 1898 post Office authorizes use of postcards  

May 21   On this day in history armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum)  

May 21   US Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized on this day in history.  

May 21   US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1898 edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48  

May 22   In the year 1898 renĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)  

May 23   On this day in history 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF  

May 23   Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) was born in the year 1898.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1898 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   James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86  

Jan 14   In the year 1898 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   On this day in history w A Remy, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 28   In the year 1898 alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74  

Feb 16   On this day in history death of thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843)  

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