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Historical Events In 1898

Thursday, 18 April 2019

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   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) 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)  

May 03   In the year 1898 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   In the year 1898 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09  

May 06   Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime in the year 1898.  

May 07   Vera Chapman, writer on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1898 camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503]  

May 18   In the year 1898 juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada)  

May 19   Post Office authorizes use of postcards on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1898 armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum)  

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   Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history renĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)  

May 23   1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF in the year 1898.  

May 23   Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian was born in the year 1898.  

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) was born in the year 1898.  

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   In the year 1898 birth of roger Vuataz, composer  

Jan 06   Jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1898

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70 in the year 1898.  

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

Jan 11   Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1898.  

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history w A Remy, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 28   Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1898 death of thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843)  

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