Historical Events For 1899
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history cuba liberated from Spain by US
Jan 02 In the year 1899 alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer
Jan 03 In the year 1899 the first known use of the word automobile, was seen in an editorial in The New York Times.
Jan 05 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG) on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory)
Jan 07 Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) in the year 1899.
Jan 07 On this day in history walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's
Jan 08 In the year 1899 solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59)
Jan 09 On this day in history manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0
Jan 10 In the year 1899 gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69
Jan 12 Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948) on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history the Canadian Northern Railway is formed by the amalgamation of the Winnipeg Great Northern Railway and the Lake Manitoba Railway and Canal Company. William Mackenzie and Donald Mann then proceeded to expand the Canadian Northern system so that by 1915 the system comprised 9,362 miles of trackage.
Jan 14 Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo) on this day in history.
Jan 15 Goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman) on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1899 al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 On this day in history the birth of Al Capone, American gangster
Jan 17 In the year 1899 uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 In the year 1899 anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
Jan 19 In the year 1899 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, composer
Jan 21 Opel manufactured its first automobile in the year 1899.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) in the year 1899.
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill on this day in history.
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation on this day in history.
Jan 23 Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic in the year 1899.
Jan 23 Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) on this day in history.
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms in the year 1899.
Jan 24 On this day in history rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan
Jan 25 In the year 1899 ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
Jan 25 In the year 1899 alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
Jan 26 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) on this day in history.
Jan 27 Granville English, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 28 In the year 1899 american Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
Jan 28 On this day in history zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger