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Historical Events In 1898

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Apr 25   Congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1898 edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32)  

Apr 29   On this day in history u.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba  

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

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   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   In the year 1898 jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)  

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

May 03   Camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517) in the year 1898.  

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

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

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

May 07   In the year 1898 vera Chapman, writer  

May 08   The first games of the Italian Football League are played on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1898 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   In the year 1898 louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters  

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   In the year 1898 august de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP)  

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) in the year 1898.  

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

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

May 22   On this day in history edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48  

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   Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) in the year 1898.  

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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   In the year 1898 birth of viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1898.  

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   In the year 1898 james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70  

Jan 04   In the year 1898 frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 11   Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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