1898 in the United States

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Events from the year 1898 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[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 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]

See also[edit]

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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