Historical Events In 1899
Thursday, 19 April 2018
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 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 In the year 1899 phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory)
Jan 07 In the year 1899 francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)
Jan 07 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's on this day in history.
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 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) 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 Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo) in the year 1899.
Jan 15 On this day in history goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman)
Jan 17 In the year 1899 al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 In the year 1899 the birth of Al Capone, American gangster
Jan 17 On this day in history uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms in the year 1899.
Jan 19 On this day in history [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1899 opel manufactured its first automobile.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill.
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 On this day in history joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms in the year 1899.
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 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1899 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