Historical Events In 1899
Sunday, 28 November 2021
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) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1899.
Jan 08 Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59) in the year 1899.
Jan 09 On this day in history manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0
Jan 10 In the year 1899 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 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 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 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 On this day in history anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1899.
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
Jan 23 Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic in the year 1899.
Jan 23 In the year 1899 joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
Jan 24 In the year 1899 belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
Jan 24 In the year 1899 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 In the year 1899 wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
Jan 27 On this day in history granville English, composer
Jan 28 On this day in history american Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
Jan 28 In the year 1899 zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger