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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 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   On this day in history frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of george van Derton, Belgian  

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race) was born in the year 1898.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)  

Jan 03   Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of zaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames)  

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 in the year 1898.  

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   James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1898.  

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

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