Historical Events In 1899
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US in the year 1899.
Jan 02 On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer
Jan 03 The first known use of the word automobile, was seen in an editorial in The New York Times in the year 1899.
Jan 05 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG)
Jan 06 Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) on this day in history.
Jan 07 Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1899 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 Manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0 on this day in history.
Jan 10 On this day in history gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69
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 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 On this day in history al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster on this day in history.
Jan 17 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific in the year 1899.
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms on this day in history.
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 Opel manufactured its first automobile in the year 1899.
Jan 22 On this day in history guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
Jan 22 In the year 1899 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 on this day in history.
Jan 23 Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) in the year 1899.
Jan 24 In the year 1899 belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
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 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 Granville English, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 28 In the year 1899 american Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
Jan 28 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger in the year 1899.