Historical Events In 1898
Sunday, 13 October 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 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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1898 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 Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1898 camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco)
May 03 On this day in history camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517)
May 03 On this day in history golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)
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 Vera Chapman, writer on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1898 the first games of the Italian Football League are played.
May 10 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) in the year 1898.
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 on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1898 bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer
May 15 Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime) in the year 1898.
May 16 August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP) in the year 1898.
May 17 Camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503] in the year 1898.
May 18 On this day in history juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada)
May 19 Post Office authorizes use of postcards in the year 1898.
May 21 Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum) on this day in history.
May 21 US Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized in the year 1898.
May 21 On this day in history uS Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized
May 22 Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48 in the year 1898.
May 22 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven) in the year 1898.
May 23 On this day in history 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF
May 23 In the year 1898 frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)