Historical Events For 1899
Friday, 20 January 2017
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US on this day in history.
Jan 02 Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer on this day in history.
Jan 03 The first known use of the word automobile, was seen in an editorial in The New York Times on this day in history.
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 Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) in the year 1899.
Jan 07 In the year 1899 walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's
Jan 08 Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59) in the year 1899.
Jan 09 In the year 1899 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 In the year 1899 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 in the year 1899.
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) in the year 1899.
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster in the year 1899.
Jan 17 In the year 1899 uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 In the year 1899 anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
Jan 19 On this day in history [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
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 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 on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
Jan 25 In the year 1899 alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
Jan 26 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) in the year 1899.
Jan 27 In the year 1899 granville English, composer
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.