Historical Events For 1899
Saturday, 25 February 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history cuba liberated from Spain by US
Jan 02 Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer on this day in history.
Jan 03 The first known use of the word automobile, was seen in an editorial in The New York Times in the year 1899.
Jan 05 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG)
Jan 06 In the year 1899 phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory)
Jan 07 On this day in history francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)
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 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) in the year 1899.
Jan 13 In the year 1899 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 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 On this day in history anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
Jan 19 On this day in history [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 21 Opel manufactured its first automobile on this day in history.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) in the year 1899.
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill.
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
Jan 23 In the year 1899 emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.
Jan 23 In the year 1899 joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
Jan 24 On this day in history belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
Jan 24 On this day in history rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan
Jan 25 Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) in the year 1899.
Jan 25 Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies in the year 1899.
Jan 26 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1899 granville English, composer
Jan 28 In the year 1899 american Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
Jan 28 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger on this day in history.