Historical Events for June 1898

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Events 1 - 24 of 24

1st - Trans-Mississippi International Exposition opens in Omaha
7th - Social Democracy of America party holds 1st national convention, Chicago
9th - China leases Hong Kong's new territories to Britain for 99 years
10th - US Marines land in Cuba during Spanish-American War
11th - 1st US Marines (600) land at Guantanamo Cuba during Spanish-American War
11th - 23rd Preakness: Willie Simms riding Sly Fox wins in 1:49.75
11th - Emperor De Zong proclaims reforms in Peking
12th - Philippine nationalists declares independence from Spain to US control
12th - Filipino revolutionary forces under General Emilio Aguinaldo proclaimed the sovereignty and independence of the Philippine Islands from the colonial rule of Spain
13th - Yukon Territory of Canada organized, Dawson chosen as capital
14th - France signs Niger Convention
15th - US House of Representatives accepts annexation of Hawaii
15th - US marines attack Spanish off Guantánamo, Cuba
16th - China's emperor De Zong (Guang Xu) receives Kang Youwei
Revolutionary General and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio AguinaldoRevolutionary General and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo 17th - US Senate agrees to annex Hawaii
17th - The United States Navy Hospital Corps is established.
18th - 1st amusement pier opens in Atlantic City, NJ
18th - 4th US Golf Open: Fred Herd shoots a 328 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass
21st - Guam becomes a territory of US
23rd - Emilio Aguinaldo issues a decree replacing his dictatorial government with a revolutionary government, with himself as President
24th - American troops drive Spanish forces from La Guasimas, Cuba
28th - 15th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)
28th - 22nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats L Doherty (6-3 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1)
30th - Winton Motor Carriage Company publishes the first known automobile ad in Scientific American using the headline “dispense with a horse.”

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