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Historical Events In 1898

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Apr 25   Congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history uS declares war on Spain  

Apr 25   US declares war on Spain over Cuba on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) in the year 1898.  

Apr 29   In the year 1898 u.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba  

Apr 30   Championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history championship wrestling match at the Met turns into a brawl  

May 01   In the year 1898 alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

May 01   On this day in history eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62)  

May 01   George Dewey commands, "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley" as US route Spanish fleet at Manila in the year 1898.  

May 02   On this day in history 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   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) on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09  

May 06   On this day in history daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime  

May 07   On this day in history vera Chapman, writer  

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

May 10   On this day in history ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)  

May 11   On this day in history sailors and Marines from USS Marblehead cut trans-oceanic cable near Cienfuegos, Cuba, isolating Cuba from Spain.  

May 12   Louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters in the year 1898.  

May 14   On this day in history bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer  

May 15   Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime) in the year 1898.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 21   US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized in the year 1898.  

May 22   On this day in history edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48  

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

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

May 23   In the year 1898 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1898.  

Jan 03   ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames) was born in the year 1898.  

Jan 04   In the year 1898 birth of roger Vuataz, composer  

Jan 06   In the year 1898 birth of jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39)  

Jan 06   In the year 1898 birth of charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971)  

Famous Deaths In 1898

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70  

Jan 04   On this day in history frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 11   In the year 1898 gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86  

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1898 w A Remy, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 28   In the year 1898 alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74  

Feb 16   Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) died in the year 1898.  

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