Historical Events In 1899
Friday, 16 November 2018
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 The first known use of the word automobile, was seen in an editorial in The New York Times in the year 1899.
Jan 05 In the year 1899 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG)
Jan 06 In the year 1899 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 In the year 1899 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 In the year 1899 gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69
Jan 12 Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1899 anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
Jan 19 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer in the year 1899.
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.
Jan 21 Opel manufactured its first automobile in the year 1899.
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 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) on this day in history.
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms on this day in history.
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
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) on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history granville English, composer
Jan 28 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress on this day in history.
Jan 28 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger in the year 1899.