January 24, 2022

1898 (MDCCCXCVIII in Roman numerals) is a year of the 19th century.


In the first months of 1898, due to the increase in the price of bread, there were popular riots in various cities of Italy, such as for example in Forlì, Senigallia, Ancona and Foggia. January 1: New York annexes to the territories of the surrounding counties, creating the City of Greater New York. The city is geographically divided into five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island. January 13 - France: Émile Zola publishes the editorial J'accuse on the front page of L'Aurore, in defense of Alfred Dreyfus, unjustly convicted in December 1894, imprisoned and degraded. February 15: The sinking of the warship USS Maine in Havana marks the beginning of the Spanish-American war between Spain and the United States. March 16: the Italian Football Federation is founded in Turin May 7: General Bava Beccaris, authorized by Prime Minister Di Rudinì, uses cannons against the crowd protesting in Milan for the lack of bread, causing carnage. For this he will receive an honor from King Umberto I. 8 May: the first Italian football championship is played in a single day in Turin: Genoa wins it, overcoming the Turin International in the final. June 10 - Spanish-American War: After small clashes, American soldiers take possession of Cuba and a landing force of the marines takes Guam in the Philippines (Spanish possessions at the time) in a bloodless way. June 12: General Emilio Aguinaldo declares the independence of the Philippines from Spain. June 28: an earthquake seriously damages the city of Rieti, in Sabina. July 13: Guglielmo Marconi files the radio patent July 25: The United States lands near Guánica and begins the invasion of Puerto Rico. September 18: Fascioda incident. 1 October: Renault is founded. December 21: Marie Curie and Pierre Curie discover radium Publication of the first edition of the Novum Testamentum Graece


There are about 1 290 rumors of people born in 1898; see the 1898 Born page for a descriptive list or the 1898 Born category for an alphabetical index.


There are about 340 rumors of people who died in 1898; see the Deaths in 1898 page for a descriptive list or the Deaths in 1898 category for an alphabetical index.


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