Historical Events In 1898
Sunday, 07 June 2020
Apr 25 Congress declares war existed with Spain since 21 April in the year 1898.
Apr 25 US declares war on Spain in the year 1898.
Apr 25 In the year 1898 uS declares war on Spain over Cuba
Apr 26 Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) in the year 1898.
Apr 29 On this day in history u.S. warships engage Spanish gunboats and shore batteries at Cienfuegos, Cuba
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 on this day in history.
May 01 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81 in the year 1898.
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 Jef [Josephus C F] Last, Dutch poet/politician (The Spark) on this day in history.
May 03 Camp Merriman established at Presidio (San Fransisco) in the year 1898.
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 On this day in history 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 The first games of the Italian Football League are played in the year 1898.
May 10 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) in the year 1898.
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 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 Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime) in the year 1898.
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 On this day in history post Office authorizes use of postcards
May 21 Armand Hammer, NYC, millionaire industrialist (Occidental Petroleum) in the year 1898.
May 21 In the year 1898 uS Assay Office in Seattle WA authorized
May 21 In the year 1898 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 On this day in history 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF
May 23 In the year 1898 frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young)