What Happened on April 24, 1898

Spain Declares War Against the United States

Historical Events

  • Spanish–American War: Spain declares war after rejecting US ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba

Historic Event

US fleet under commodore George Dewey sails from Hong Kong to Philippines

1898 Highlights

About April 24, 1898

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus