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Historical Events In 1898

Saturday, 04 April 2020

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 in the year 1898.  

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

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   On this day in history alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

May 01   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   The first games of the Italian Football League are played in the year 1898.  

May 10   On this day in history ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)  

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 in the year 1898.  

May 14   Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 16   August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP) on this day in history.  

May 17   Camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503] on this day in history.  

May 18   Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) in the year 1898.  

May 19   On this day in history post Office authorizes use of postcards  

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

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

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

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

May 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1898 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   In the year 1898 birth of johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920)  

Jan 03   ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Roger Vuataz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1898 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   On this day in history james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70  

Jan 04   Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1898.  

Jan 11   In the year 1898 gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86  

Jan 14   Lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65 in the year 1898.  

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

Jan 23   W A Remy, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1898.  

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

Feb 16   Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) died in the year 1898.  

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