Historical Events in November 1898

  • Nov 2 French government of Dupuy forms
  • Nov 2 Theodor Herzl arrives in Jerusalem
  • Nov 2 Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team.

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Nov 5 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Fuhrmann Henschel" premieres in Berlin

Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann
  • Nov 10 Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)
  • Nov 22 Opera "Iris" premieres (Rome)
  • Nov 24 The International Conference of Rome for the Social Defense Against Anarchists opens.
  • Nov 26 -27) Snow/ice storm over US; 455 die
  • Nov 26 SS Portland “The Titanic of New England” leaves for Cape Cod, shipwrecked off Cape Ann, all 192 on board killed