... dates when who was where, recordings for which label ...

1897

1898

history - Spanish-American War - Philippine Declaration of Independence - The United States annexes the Hawaiian Islands - British and Egyptian troops defeat Sudanese tribesmen, thus establishing British dominance in the Sudan

culture - Marie and Pierre Curie announce discovery of a substance they call radium - George Bernard Shaw: Arms and the Man - Lewis Carroll (†)

music - Deutsche Grammofon was formed - Gabriel Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande

1899

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