Historical Events In 1898
Sunday, 16 June 2019
Apr 25 Congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April on this day in history.
Apr 25 US declares war on Spain in the year 1898.
Apr 25 On this day in history uS declares war on Spain over Cuba
Apr 26 In the year 1898 edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32)
Apr 29 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1898 jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)
May 03 Camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco) in the year 1898.
May 03 Camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517) in the year 1898.
May 03 In the year 1898 golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)
May 04 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09 in the year 1898.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1898.
May 12 In the year 1898 louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters
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 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) 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 On this day in history edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48
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 Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) in the year 1898.