Historical Events For 1899
Monday, 24 July 2017
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1899.
Jan 10 In the year 1899 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 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 On this day in history al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 On this day in history 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 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer on this day in history.
Jan 20 In the year 1899 alexander Tcherepnin, composer
Jan 21 Opel manufactured its first automobile on this day in history.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) on this day in history.
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill in the year 1899.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
Jan 23 Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic on this day in history.
Jan 23 Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) on this day in history.
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1899 rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan
Jan 25 Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) on this day in history.
Jan 25 Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies on this day in history.
Jan 26 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1899 zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger