Historical Events In 1898
Monday, 18 February 2019
Apr 25 On this day in history congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April
Apr 25 US declares war on Spain on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history uS declares war on Spain over Cuba
Apr 26 In the year 1898 edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32)
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 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 In the year 1898 eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62)
May 01 In the year 1898 george Dewey commands, "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley" as US route Spanish fleet at Manila
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 In the year 1898 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09
May 06 On this day in history daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime
May 07 Vera Chapman, writer in the year 1898.
May 08 On this day in history the first games of the Italian Football League are played.
May 10 On this day in history 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 In the year 1898 louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters
May 14 On this day in history bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer
May 15 In the year 1898 arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime)
May 16 August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP) in the year 1898.
May 17 Camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503] on this day in history.
May 18 Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1898 post Office authorizes use of postcards
May 21 Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum) in the year 1898.
May 21 US Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1898 uS Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized
May 22 In the year 1898 edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48
May 22 In the year 1898 rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)
May 23 In the year 1898 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF
May 23 In the year 1898 frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)