Historical Events In 1898
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Apr 25 In the year 1898 congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April
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 In the year 1898 edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32)
Apr 29 In the year 1898 u.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba
Apr 30 On this day in history championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl
Apr 30 In the year 1898 championship wrestling match at the Met turns into a brawl
May 01 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.
May 01 Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1898 jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)
May 03 On this day in history camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco)
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 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09 on this day in history.
May 06 Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime in the year 1898.
May 07 In the year 1898 vera Chapman, writer
May 08 The first games of the Italian Football League are played in the year 1898.
May 10 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) on this day in history.
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 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] in the year 1898.
May 18 Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history 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 in the year 1898.
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 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven) on this day in history.
May 23 In the year 1898 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF
May 23 Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) on this day in history.