1898 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 130 of 130

  • Sep 15 National Afro-American Council forms in Rochester NY

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Lord Kitchener's ships reach Fashoda, Sudan

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener
  • Sep 21 Empress Dowager Cixi seizes power and ends the Hundred Days' Reform in China, imprisoning the Guangxu Emperor
  • Sep 29 French troops reach Guinea & Sudan, Samori caught
  • Sep 30 City of NY established
  • Oct 1 Dutch railway Alkmaar-Receiver opens
  • Oct 1 Henry Huntington buys LA Railway
  • Oct 1 Jews are expelled from Kiev Russia
  • Oct 1 Tsar Nikolay II expels Jews from major Russian cities.
  • Oct 1 The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration is founded under the name k.u.k. Exportakademie.
  • Oct 6 Gustav Mahler conducts 1st Wiener Philharmonic
  • Oct 8 First Canadian Intercollegiate football game: McGill beats Queen's, 3-2
  • Oct 12 Establishment of the first town council in Mateur.
  • Oct 18 American flag raised in Puerto Rico
  • Oct 20 NC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms
  • 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 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
  • 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 10 Guam becomes a territory of US
  • 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 French Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discover radium

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

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 176 of 176

  • Jul 23 Jacob Marschak, American economist (d. 1977)
  • Jul 24 Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter
  • Jul 27 Audley Moore, civil rights activist, humanitarian [Queen Mother]
  • Jul 29 Isidor Isaac Rabi, Poland, physicist (explored atom, Nobel 1944)
  • Jul 30 Henry Moore, English artist and sculptor (known for Three Piece Sculpture: Vertebrae), born in Castleford (d. 1986)
  • Aug 3 Brother Adam [Kehrle], benedictine monk/beekeeper
  • Aug 8 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans)
  • Aug 9 David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal)
  • Aug 11 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
  • Aug 15 Lillian Carter, US President Jimmy Carter's (1977-1981) mom
  • Aug 15 Jan Brzechwa, Polish poet (d. 1966)
  • Aug 17 Gerard Schmook, Flemish librarian/historian/custodian
  • Aug 20 G Kraus, director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands)
  • Aug 20 Leopold Infeld, Polish nuclear physicist (Whom the God's Love)
  • Aug 20 Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author and historian (d. 1973)
  • Aug 24 Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974)
  • Aug 24 Malcolm Cowley, Belsano Penn, author (Flowering of New England)
  • Aug 24 Marie J Hugenholtz, [Doctor Grandi], surgeon on Curacao
  • Aug 25 Helmut Hasse, German mathematician (d. 1975)
  • Aug 26 Peggy Guggenheim, American art patron & collector, born in New York City (d. 1979)
  • Aug 28 Ludwig Turek, German writer, born in Stendal (d. 1975)
  • Aug 29 Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels)
  • Sep 10 Adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, entertainer, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 10 Waldo Semon, American inventor (d. 1999)
  • Sep 12 Ben Shahn, painter (1964 Arts & Letters)
  • Sep 14 Ernest Nash, German-born archaeologist (d. 1974)
  • Sep 15 John J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship's doctor/writer/poet (El Dorado)
  • Sep 16 H.A. Rey, American children's author, creator of "Curious George" (d. 1977)
  • Sep 19 Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71)
  • Sep 21 Tushar Kanti Ghosh, world's oldest/longest serving newspaper Editor
  • Sep 24 Charlotte D baroness of Pallandt, Dutch sculptress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 24 Howard Florey, Australian pathologist and pharmacologist who purified penicillin (Nobel 1945), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 1968)

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey
  • Sep 25 Robert Brackman American artist (d. 1980)
  • Sep 28 Carl Clauberg, Nazi concentration camp doctor (d. 1957)
  • Sep 29 Trofim Lysenko, Stalinist biologist (d. 1976)
  • Sep 30 Felix Kersten, Baltic-German/Finnish masseuse (Heinrich Himmler)
  • Sep 30 Princess Charlotte of Monaco (d. 1977)
  • Oct 10 Lilly Daché, French-born milliner (d. 1989)
  • Oct 16 Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR
  • Oct 16 William O Douglas, Maine, 81st Supreme Court justice (1939-75)
  • Oct 17 Mildred Knopf, cookbook writer
  • Oct 17 Simon Vestdijk, Dutch writer/poet (5th Seal)
  • Oct 21 Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Italian East-Africa
  • Oct 22 Damaso Alonso, Spanish poet (Hijos de la ira)
  • Oct 25 Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician
  • Oct 31 Alfred Sauvy, French statistician (Affluence & Population)
  • Nov 7 Raphaël Salem, Greek mathematician (d. 1963)
  • Nov 9 Owen Barfield, philosopher of language
  • Nov 9 Leonard Carmichael, American Psychologist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1953-1964), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 11 Father Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, Germany, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher
  • Nov 11 Rene Clair, director (I Married a Witch, It Happened Tomorrow)
  • Nov 12 Abraham J D van Oosten, Dutch poet/author (His Master's Voice)
  • Nov 15 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
  • Nov 18 Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain)
  • Nov 19 Arthur R. von Hippel, German-born physicist (d. 2003)
  • Nov 21 René Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter (This is Not a Pipe)
  • Nov 22 Wiley Post, Grand Plain Tx, aviator/parachutist (crashed in Alaska)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 26 Karl Ziegler, German chemist and Nobel Laureate (polymers), born in Helsa, German Empire (d. 1973)

Chemist/Nobel Laureate Karl Ziegler
Chemist/Nobel Laureate
Karl Ziegler
  • Nov 27 Fredric Warburg, publisher and author (d. 1981)
  • Nov 28 Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [OS]

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 29 C. S. Lewis [Clive Staples], British sci-fi author (Silver Chair), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 1963)

Author and Theologian C. S. Lewis
Author and Theologian
C. S. Lewis
  • Dec 2 Indra Lal Roy, Indian pilot (d. 1918)
  • Dec 5 Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (d. 1982)
  • Dec 6 Alfred Eisenstaedt, photo journalist
  • Dec 6 Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, sociologist/economist (Nobel 1974)
  • Dec 9 Emmett Kelly, Sedan KS, circus clown (Weary Willie)
  • Dec 10 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter
  • Dec 10 Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [NS]
  • Dec 11 Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet (Barfotabarn)
  • Dec 18 Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist
  • Dec 21 Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar)
  • Dec 22 Lionel Charles Robbins, economist, born in Middlesex, England
  • Dec 22 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Fock, Russian physicist (d. 1974)
  • Dec 25 Theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter
  • Dec 28 Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (d. 1957)
  • Dec 28 Shigematsu Sakaibara, Japanese admiral (d. 1947)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History