Historical Events Happened In 1899
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US on this day in history.
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 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG)
Jan 06 Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) on this day in history.
Jan 07 Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) on this day in history.
Jan 07 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's in the year 1899.
Jan 08 Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59) in the year 1899.
Jan 09 Manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1899 paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948)
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 In the year 1899 fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)
Jan 15 In the year 1899 goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman)
Jan 17 Al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging) in the year 1899.
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster on this day in history.
Jan 17 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific in the year 1899.
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms in the year 1899.
Jan 19 On this day in history [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1899 opel manufactured its first automobile.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
Jan 23 Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1899 joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms in the year 1899.
Jan 24 In the year 1899 rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan
Jan 25 Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
Jan 26 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) in the year 1899.
Jan 27 In the year 1899 granville English, composer
Jan 28 In the year 1899 american Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
Jan 28 In the year 1899 zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger