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Historical Events In 1899

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Jan 01   Cuba liberated from Spain by US in the year 1899.  

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   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG)  

Jan 06   On this day in history phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory)  

Jan 07   On this day in history francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)  

Jan 07   On this day in history walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's  

Jan 08   On this day in history solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59)  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948) in the year 1899.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1899 fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)  

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   In the year 1899 the birth of Al Capone, American gangster  

Jan 17   US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific in the year 1899.  

Jan 19   On this day in history anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms  

Jan 19   [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1899.  

Jan 23   Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms in the year 1899.  

Jan 24   On this day in history rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan  

Jan 25   Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) in the year 1899.  

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   Granville English, composer in the year 1899.  

Jan 28   American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1899 zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger  

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Famous Birthdays In 1899

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 01   Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu) was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 01   Raymond Loucheur, composer was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 02   Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61) was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)  

Jan 07   Kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1899

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

Jan 25   In the year 1899 alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies  

Jan 29   Alfred Sisley, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1899 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67  

Feb 11   On this day in history george Morgan, 1st English motorist to die in an motor accident, dies  

Feb 16   In the year 1899 francois FĂ©lix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57  

Feb 18   In the year 1899 m Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56  

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