This page lists news articles and events for the year 1898.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: At the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, the population of Klondike hits 40,000 and threatens to result in a famine.
- February 15
- Event: A mysterious explosion sinks the USS Maine in Havana Bay. "Remember the Maine!" becomes a rallying cry of the Spanish-American War