1898 - April 5 – Annie Oakley promotes the service of women in combat situations with the United States military.
On this day, she writes a letter to President McKinley "offering the government the services of a company of 50 'lady sharpshooters' who would provide their own arms and ammunition should war break out with Spain."
April 5, 1898
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