Historical Events In 1898
Tuesday, 04 October 2022
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 US declares war on Spain over Cuba in the year 1898.
Apr 26 On this day in history edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32)
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 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 in the year 1898.
May 01 Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62) in the year 1898.
May 01 On this day in history 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) in the year 1898.
May 03 Camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco) in the year 1898.
May 03 On this day in history camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517)
May 03 Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74) in the year 1898.
May 04 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
May 12 Louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters in the year 1898.
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 On this day in history camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503]
May 18 On this day in history juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada)
May 19 In the year 1898 post Office authorizes use of postcards
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 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 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF in the year 1898.
May 23 On this day in history frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)