Historical Events In 1898
Monday, 20 January 2020
Apr 25 In the year 1898 congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April
Apr 25 US declares war on Spain on this day in history.
Apr 25 US declares war on Spain over Cuba on this day in history.
Apr 26 In the year 1898 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 In the year 1898 championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl
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 In the year 1898 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) on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco)
May 03 Camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517) in the year 1898.
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 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 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) on this day in history.
May 11 In the year 1898 sailors and Marines from USS Marblehead cut trans-oceanic cable near Cienfuegos, Cuba, isolating Cuba from Spain.
May 12 On this day in history louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters
May 14 On this day in history bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer
May 15 In the year 1898 arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime)
May 16 August de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP) in the year 1898.
May 17 In the year 1898 camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503]
May 18 Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) on this day in history.
May 19 Post Office authorizes use of postcards on this day in history.
May 21 Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum) in the year 1898.
May 21 In the year 1898 uS Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized
May 21 In the year 1898 uS Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized
May 22 On this day in history edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48
May 22 On this day in history rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)
May 23 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF in the year 1898.
May 23 Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) on this day in history.