Historical Events in December 1898

  • Dec 10 Spanish-American War formally ended by the Treaty of Paris; US acquires Philippines, Puerto Rico & Guam
  • Dec 10 The first western pilgrims were welcomed at The House of `Abdu'lláh Páshá
  • Dec 12 1st 1st-class game between NSW & Tasmania
  • Dec 18 Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 21 Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discover radium

Physicist Marie Curie
Marie Curie
  • Dec 24 Herman Heijermans' "Ghetto" premieres in Amsterdam