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Historical Events In 1898

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1898 championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl  

Apr 30   In the year 1898 championship wrestling match at the Met turns into a brawl  

May 01   On this day in history alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

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   In the year 1898 jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark)  

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   On this day in history 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09  

May 06   Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime in the year 1898.  

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   In the year 1898 ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)  

May 11   On this day in history sailors and Marines from USS Marblehead cut trans-oceanic cable near Cienfuegos, Cuba, isolating Cuba from Spain.  

May 12   Louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer  

May 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum)  

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   Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48 in the year 1898.  

May 22   In the year 1898 renĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)  

May 23   1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1898 birth of george van Derton, Belgian  

Jan 01   George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race) was born in the year 1898.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1898

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1898 james Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70  

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

Jan 11   Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1898.  

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   In the year 1898 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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