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Historical Events In 1898

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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   Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Championship wrestling match at the Met turns into a brawl in the year 1898.  

May 01   Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1898 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 on this day in history.  

May 02   Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) in the year 1898.  

May 03   In the year 1898 camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco)  

May 03   Camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517) in the year 1898.  

May 03   Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74) in the year 1898.  

May 04   24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09 in the year 1898.  

May 06   Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime on this day in history.  

May 07   On this day in history vera Chapman, writer  

May 08   In the year 1898 the first games of the Italian Football League are played.  

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

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   In the year 1898 louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters  

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

May 15   Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada)  

May 19   In the year 1898 post Office authorizes use of postcards  

May 21   In the year 1898 armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum)  

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

May 21   In the year 1898 uS Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized  

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   1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF in the year 1898.  

May 23   Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) in the year 1898.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1898

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Johannes Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1920) was born in the year 1898.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of zaSu Pitts, Parsons Kansas, actress (Life With Father, Dames)  

Jan 04   Roger Vuataz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jan Filip Boon, Flemish author/editor (De Standaard 1929-39) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Charles E. Pont, American artist (d. 1971) was born on this day in history.  

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   Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 23   W A Remy, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1898.  

Jan 28   Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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