Historical Events Happened In 1899
Monday, 24 October 2016
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US in the year 1899.
Jan 02 Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer on this day in history.
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 Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) in the year 1899.
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 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 On this day in history gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69
Jan 12 On this day in history paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948)
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 On this day in history 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 Al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging) on this day in history.
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster in the year 1899.
Jan 17 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific in the year 1899.
Jan 19 In the year 1899 anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
Jan 19 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, composer
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 On this day in history emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.
Jan 23 Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) in the year 1899.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
Jan 26 In the year 1899 wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
Jan 27 Granville English, composer on this day in history.
Jan 28 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger