Historical Events Happened In 1899
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
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 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) in the year 1899.
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 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 in the year 1899.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1899 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 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 On this day in history anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
Jan 19 On this day in history [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 In the year 1899 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) 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 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 On this day in history belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
Jan 24 In the year 1899 rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan
Jan 25 On this day in history ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
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 Granville English, composer on this day in history.
Jan 28 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress on this day in history.
Jan 28 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger on this day in history.