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Historical Events In 1898

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Apr 25   On this day in history congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April  

Apr 25   In the year 1898 uS declares war on Spain  

Apr 25   US declares war on Spain over Cuba on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 30   Championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1898 championship wrestling match at the Met turns into a brawl  

May 01   In the year 1898 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

May 01   Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62) on this day in history.  

May 01   George Dewey commands, "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley" as US route Spanish fleet at Manila in the year 1898.  

May 02   Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) on this day in history.  

May 03   In the year 1898 camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco)  

May 03   On this day in history camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517)  

May 03   On this day in history golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)  

May 04   24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09 on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime  

May 07   Vera Chapman, writer on this day in history.  

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

May 10   Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) in the year 1898.  

May 11   Sailors and Marines from USS Marblehead cut trans-oceanic cable near Cienfuegos, Cuba, isolating Cuba from Spain in the year 1898.  

May 12   Louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1898 bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer  

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

May 16   August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP) in the year 1898.  

May 17   Camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503] in the year 1898.  

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

May 19   Post Office authorizes use of postcards in the year 1898.  

May 21   Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum) on this day in history.  

May 21   US Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized in the year 1898.  

May 21   On this day in history uS Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized  

May 22   Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48 in the year 1898.  

May 22   RenĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven) in the year 1898.  

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

May 23   In the year 1898 frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)  

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

Jan 01   Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39)  

Jan 06   Charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971) was born in the year 1898.  

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   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   Lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1898 death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)  

Jan 23   In the year 1898 w A Remy, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 28   Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1898.  

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

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