Historical Events Happened In 1899
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US in the year 1899.
Jan 02 Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 03 On this day in history the first known use of the word automobile, was seen in an editorial in The New York Times.
Jan 05 In the year 1899 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) in the year 1899.
Jan 07 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's in the year 1899.
Jan 08 On this day in history solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59)
Jan 09 In the year 1899 manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0
Jan 10 Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1899 fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)
Jan 15 Goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman) on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 In the year 1899 the birth of Al Capone, American gangster
Jan 17 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific on this day in history.
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms in the year 1899.
Jan 19 In the year 1899 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 In the year 1899 alexander Tcherepnin, composer
Jan 21 On this day in history opel manufactured its first automobile.
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 in the year 1899.
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) in the year 1899.
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) in the year 1899.
Jan 25 In the year 1899 alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
Jan 26 On this day in history wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
Jan 27 In the year 1899 granville English, composer
Jan 28 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress on this day in history.
Jan 28 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger in the year 1899.