Historical Events In 1899
Sunday, 28 February 2021
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1899 manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0
Jan 10 Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 in the year 1899.
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 Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo) on this day in history.
Jan 15 Goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman) in the year 1899.
Jan 17 On this day in history al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster in the year 1899.
Jan 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1899 alexander Tcherepnin, composer
Jan 21 In the year 1899 opel manufactured its first automobile.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1899 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 on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history 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 in the year 1899.
Jan 26 On this day in history wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
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