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