Historical Events In 1898
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Apr 25 Congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April on this day in history.
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 U.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba in the year 1898.
Apr 30 On this day in history championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl
Apr 30 On this day in history championship wrestling match at the Met turns into a brawl
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 On this day in history george Dewey commands, "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley" as US route Spanish fleet at Manila
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 In the year 1898 camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517)
May 03 Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74) on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history 24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09
May 06 In the year 1898 daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime
May 07 Vera Chapman, writer on this day in history.
May 08 The first games of the Italian Football League are played on this day in history.
May 10 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) on this day in history.
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 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 Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime) on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1898 august de Schrijver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP)
May 17 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history uS Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized
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 In the year 1898 renĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)
May 23 In the year 1898 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF
May 23 In the year 1898 frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)