Historical Events In 1898
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Apr 25 Congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April in the year 1898.
Apr 25 US declares war on Spain on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1898 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 U.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba on this day in history.
Apr 30 On this day in history championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl
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) on this day in history.
May 03 Camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco) on this day in history.
May 03 Camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517) on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)
May 04 In the year 1898 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09
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 In the year 1898 the first games of the Italian Football League are played.
May 10 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) in the year 1898.
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 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] on this day in history.
May 18 Juan J Domenchina, Spanish poet/interpreter (sombra desterrada) in the year 1898.
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 On this day in history uS Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized
May 22 Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 23 In the year 1898 frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)