Historical Events In 1898
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Apr 25 Congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April in the year 1898.
Apr 25 US declares war on Spain on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1898 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 on this day in history.
Apr 30 On this day in history 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 Camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco) in the year 1898.
May 03 In the year 1898 camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517)
May 03 Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74) on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history 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 In the year 1898 vera Chapman, writer
May 08 In the year 1898 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 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 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 In the year 1898 camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503]
May 18 Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) in the year 1898.
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 in the year 1898.
May 22 Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1898 rené 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 In the year 1898 frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)