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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1898 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1898
Ab urbe condita 2651
Armenian calendar 1347
Assyrian calendar 6648
Bahá'í calendar 54–55
Balinese saka calendar 1819–1820
Bengali calendar 1305
Berber calendar 2848
British Regnal year 61 Vict. 1 – 62 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2442
Burmese calendar 1260
Byzantine calendar 7406–7407
Chinese calendar 丁酉(Fire Rooster)
4594 or 4534
    — to —
戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
4595 or 4535
Coptic calendar 1614–1615
Discordian calendar 3064
Ethiopian calendar 1890–1891
Hebrew calendar 5658–5659
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1954–1955
 - Shaka Samvat 1819–1820
 - Kali Yuga 4998–4999
Holocene calendar 11898
Igbo calendar 898–899
Iranian calendar 1276–1277
Islamic calendar 1315–1316
Japanese calendar Meiji 31
Javanese calendar 1827–1828
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4231
Minguo calendar 14 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 430
Thai solar calendar 2440–2441
Tibetan calendar 阴火鸡年
(female Fire-Rooster)
2024 or 1643 or 871
    — to —
(male Earth-Dog)
2025 or 1644 or 872

1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1898th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 898th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 19th century, and the 9th year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1898, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


1898 world map



The original flag of the Philippines as conceived by General Emilio Aguinaldo. The blue is of a lighter shade than the currently mandated royal blue, the sun has eight points as currently but many more rays and it has a mythical face.



November 26: blizzard.

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  • Morro Castle, Havana Harbor. 00694250. Thomas Edison. Archived from the original on May 27, 2009. Retrieved May 25, 2009. Filmed ca. March 17 to April 1, 1898 Morro Castle (fortress) downloadable videos. (1898 Morro Castle, Havana Harbor, YouTube stream. Thomas Edison. Archived from the original on May 10, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-07. needs Flash)
  • 1898 U S Battleship Indiana. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. view of USS Indiana (BB-1) (needs Flash)
  • 1898 Transport Ship Whitney Leaving Dock. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 1898-05-20 (needs Flash)
  • 1898 10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion leaving Train. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-20. 1898-05-20 view of 10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion (needs Flash)
  • 1898 U.S. Cavalry Supplies Unloading at Tampa, Florida. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 1898-05-20 view of Tampa, Florida (needs Flash)
  • 1898 Military Camp at Tampa, taken from train. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 1898-05-20 view of Tampa, Florida (needs Flash)
  • 1898 Cuban Refugees Waiting for Rations. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 1898-05-20 (needs Flash)
  • 1898 Colored Troops Disembarking. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 1898-05-20 (needs Flash)
  • 1898 Troops Ship for the Philippines. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. June 1898 (needs Flash)
  • 1898 U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 1898-08-05 view of Daiquirí after the United States invasion of Cuba in the Spanish–American War (needs Flash)
  • 1898 Major General Shafter. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 1898-08-05 view of Major General Shafter (needs Flash)
  • 1898 Troops making road in front of Santiago. Thomas Edison. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 1898-09-03 view of Santiago (needs Flash)
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