Historical Events For 1899
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer
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 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 On this day in history francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)
Jan 07 On this day in history walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's
Jan 08 Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59) on this day in history.
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 Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948) on this day in history.
Jan 13 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 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo) in the year 1899.
Jan 15 In the year 1899 goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman)
Jan 17 On this day in history al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1899 uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms in the year 1899.
Jan 19 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer in the year 1899.
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 21 In the year 1899 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 on this day in history.
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation in the year 1899.
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 In the year 1899 belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan on this day in history.
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 In the year 1899 wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
Jan 27 On this day in history granville English, composer
Jan 28 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress in the year 1899.
Jan 28 On this day in history zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger