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Historical Events In 1898

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Apr 25   Congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April in the year 1898.  

Apr 25   US declares war on Spain in the year 1898.  

Apr 25   US declares war on Spain over Cuba in the year 1898.  

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 in the year 1898.  

Apr 30   On this day in history 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   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   Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1898 golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)  

May 04   In the year 1898 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   Vera Chapman, writer in the year 1898.  

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 in the year 1898.  

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

May 14   Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1898 arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime)  

May 16   August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP) on this day in history.  

May 17   Camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503] on this day in history.  

May 18   Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) in the year 1898.  

May 19   On this day in history post Office authorizes use of postcards  

May 21   Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum) on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history uS Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized  

May 21   US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1898 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   On this day in history 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF  

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   In the year 1898 birth of george van Derton, Belgian  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of george van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race)  

Jan 01   In the year 1898 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   ZaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Roger Vuataz, composer was born in the year 1898.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39)  

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 in the year 1898.  

Jan 04   Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1898.  

Jan 11   On this day in history gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86  

Jan 14   On this day in history lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65  

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

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

Jan 28   On this day in history alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74  

Feb 16   Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) died on this day in history.  

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