Historical Events In 1898
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Apr 25 On this day in history congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April
Apr 25 In the year 1898 uS declares war on Spain
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 In the year 1898 championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl
Apr 30 Championship wrestling match at the Met turns into a brawl on this day in history.
May 01 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.
May 01 Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history louisiana adopts new constitution with "grandfather clause" designed to eliminate black voters
May 14 In the year 1898 bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer
May 15 In the year 1898 arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime)
May 16 In the year 1898 august de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP)
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 Post Office authorizes use of postcards in the year 1898.
May 21 Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum) in the year 1898.
May 21 US Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized in the year 1898.
May 21 On this day in history uS Assay Office in Seattle, Washington authorized
May 22 In the year 1898 edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48
May 22 RenĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven) in the year 1898.
May 23 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF in the year 1898.
May 23 In the year 1898 frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)