Historical Events For 1899
Monday, 19 February 2018
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US in the year 1899.
Jan 02 In the year 1899 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 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG) in the year 1899.
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59)
Jan 09 Manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0 in the year 1899.
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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1899.
Jan 17 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1899 anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
Jan 19 In the year 1899 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 21 Opel manufactured its first automobile in the year 1899.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
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 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) in the year 1899.
Jan 24 In the year 1899 belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan in the year 1899.
Jan 25 In the year 1899 ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
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 Granville English, composer in the year 1899.
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.