Historical Events In 1898
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Dec 10 On this day in history spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR and Guam
Dec 11 On this day in history nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn)
Dec 12 In the year 1898 1st 1st-class game between NSW & Tasmania
Dec 13 In the year 1898 daniel Lazarus, composer
Dec 13 First passenger train over the newly reconstructed Victoria Railway Bridge, Montreal. The original 1859 tube had been replaced by a double track steel bridge in the year 1898.
Dec 13 In the year 1898 george Frederick Bristow, composer, dies at 72
Dec 14 On this day in history frederick Douglass Hall, composer
Dec 15 Fernando Remacha, composer in the year 1898.
Dec 18 In the year 1898 at a site near Paris, France, Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat sets the world's first official automobile land speed record of 39 miles per hour.
Dec 18 Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph) in the year 1898.
Dec 18 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist in the year 1898.
Dec 20 Irene [Marie] Dunne, Louisville, actress (Show Boat, I Remember Mama) in the year 1898.
Dec 21 On this day in history ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar)
Dec 21 On this day in history scientists Pierre & Marie Curie discovers radium
Dec 24 On this day in history eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41
Dec 24 In the year 1898 herman Heijermans' "Ghetto," premieres in Amsterdam
Dec 25 Theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.
Dec 26 Radium, the radioactive element, discovered by Pierre and Marie Curie in the year 1898.
Dec 29 Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1898 jeanne Leleu, composer
Dec 30 Vincent Lopez, Bkln NY, orch leader (Welcome Aboard) on this day in history.