1898 in the United States

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1898 in the United States
Years: 1895 1896 189718981899 1900 1901

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Events from the year 1898 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

February 15: USS Maine explodes

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • March 3 – Thomas R. Underwood, United States Senator from Kentucky from 1951 till 1952. (died 1956)
  • July 14 – Happy Chandler, United States Senator from Kentucky from 1955 till 1959. (died 1991)
  • September 7 – Mamie Rearden (died 2013)
  • September 9 – Styles Bridges, United States Senator from New Hampshire from 1937 to 1961. (Died in 1961)
  • November 13 – Wallace F. Bennett, United States Senator from Utah from 1951 till 1974. (Died in 1993)
  • November 17 – William A. Blakley, United States Senator from Texas in 1961. (Died in 1976)
  • December 9 – Emmett Kelly, clown (died 1979)

Deaths[edit]

  • March 17 – Blanche Bruce, United States Senator from Mississippi from 1875 till 1881. (born 1841)
  • July 11 – Omar D. Conger, United States Senator from Michigan from 1881 till 1887. (born 1818)
  • July 17 – John Stuart Williams, United States Senator from Kentucky from 1879 till 1885. (born 1818)
  • September 21 – William W. Eaton, United States Senator from Connecticut from 1875 till 1881. (born 1816)
  • September 28 – Thomas F. Bayard, United States Senator from Delaware from 1869 till 1885 and U.S. Secretary of State from 1885 till 1889. (born 1828)
  • October 31 – Joseph R. West, United States Senator from Louisiana from 1871 till 1877. (born 1822)
  • December 15 – Calvin S. Brice, United States Senator from Ohio from 1891 till 1897. (born 1845)
  • December 18 – Thomas W. Osborn, United States Senator from Florida from 1868 till 1873. (born 1833)

References[edit]

  1. ^ The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). "Letter to President William McKinley from Annie Oakley" Retrieved January 24, 2008.

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