Historical Events on April 24, 1898

About Apr 24, 1898

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 4 months and 27 days

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Admiral George Dewey
Admiral
George Dewey