1898

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Photograph of soliders massing at the L & N Station on May 1, 1898 for deployment in the Spanish-American War; courtesy BPL Archives

1898 was the 27th year after the founding of the City of Birmingham.

Events

Rex Vulcan III & Queen, 1898 Mardi Gras; courtesy BPL Archives

Business

Benjamin Wyman in 1904

Education

Government

Religion

Sports

Individuals

Hosea Hudson

Births

Graduations

  • Joens Fries from the Swedish Royal Polytechnic Institute with a degree in electrical and mechanical engineering.
  • Robert I. Ingalls from Bellefontaine High School in Ohio.
  • Lloyd Noland from Central High School in Washington, D. C.
  • Wallace Rayfield from Pratt Polytechnic Institute, received certificate.

Marriages

Charles Whelan

Awards

Deaths

Works

Buildings

The Hassinger residence in December 2005

Context

In 1898, the Spanish-American War was fought over four months. Pepsi was invented. Marie and Pierre Curie announced the discovery of radium.

Notable books published in 1898 included The Open Boat and Other Tales by Stephen Crane, Moonfleet by J. Meade Falkner, The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, and The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells. Notable music released included "Ciribiribin" by Carlo Tiochet & Alberto Pestalozza and "When You Were Sweet Sixteen" by James Thornton.

Notable births in 1898 included race car driver and entrepreneur Enzo Ferrari, minister and author Norman Vincent Peale, artist M. C. Escher, author Stephen Vincent Benét, physicist Isidor Isaac Rabi, screenwriter Preston Sturges, composer George Gershwin, chemist Karl Ziegler, author C. S. Lewis, and jazz drummer Baby Dodds. Notable deaths included author Lewis Carroll, engineer Sir Henry Bessemer (namesake of Bessemer), illustrator Aubrey Beardsley, German statesman Otto von Bismarck, and civil engineer Sir John Fowler.

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