Historical Events In 1899
Sunday, 26 January 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0
Jan 10 Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 in the year 1899.
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 In the year 1899 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 Al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging) on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1899 the birth of Al Capone, American gangster
Jan 17 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific in the year 1899.
Jan 19 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1899.
Jan 23 Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic in the year 1899.
Jan 23 Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) on this day in history.
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms in the year 1899.
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 In the year 1899 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 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1899 zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger