May 1, 1898 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Admiral George Dewey commands "You may fire when you are ready, Gridley" as US route Spanish fleet at Manila

Admiral George Dewey
George Dewey

Birthdays in History

  • Eugene R Black, American President of World Bank (1953-62)

Deaths in History

  • Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81