Historical Events In 1899
Wednesday, 30 September 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 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's in the year 1899.
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 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 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 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 In the year 1899 al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 In the year 1899 the birth of Al Capone, American gangster
Jan 17 On this day in history uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 In the year 1899 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 Opel manufactured its first automobile in the year 1899.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 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 on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
Jan 24 On this day in history belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
Jan 24 In the year 1899 rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan
Jan 25 On this day in history ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
Jan 25 Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1899 wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
Jan 27 Granville English, composer on this day in history.
Jan 28 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress in the year 1899.
Jan 28 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger in the year 1899.