Historical Events In 1899
Friday, 14 May 2021
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US in the year 1899.
Jan 02 Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer in the year 1899.
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 Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1899 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 Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 12 Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948) in the year 1899.
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 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 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 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms on this day in history.
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 In the year 1899 leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
Jan 23 On this day in history 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 in the year 1899.
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan in the year 1899.
Jan 25 Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) in the year 1899.
Jan 25 On this day in history 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 In the year 1899 american Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
Jan 28 On this day in history zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger