Historical Events In 1899
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Oct 14 Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932) on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1899 morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa
Oct 15 In the year 1899 cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders
Oct 17 Sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000 in the year 1899.
Oct 19 In the year 1899 miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)
Oct 20 On this day in history battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers
Oct 20 In the year 1899 evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)
Oct 20 In the year 1899 robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle
Oct 21 In the year 1899 battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)
Oct 22 British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa on this day in history.
Oct 23 Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond) on this day in history.
Oct 23 W Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle in the year 1899.
Oct 24 Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army in the year 1899.
Oct 24 On this day in history ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
Oct 28 C Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies in the year 1899.
Oct 29 In the year 1899 akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
Oct 30 Battle at Ladysmith Natal: Boers beat lt-general Whites army on this day in history.
Oct 30 On this day in history ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)
Nov 02 Boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal on this day in history.
Nov 02 On this day in history eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet
Nov 03 On this day in history james J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title
Nov 03 On this day in history jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey
Nov 04 On this day in history carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)
Nov 05 On this day in history forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)
Nov 09 Boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack in the year 1899.
Nov 11 Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) on this day in history.
Nov 11 Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London in the year 1899.
Nov 12 British troops reach Durban Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 15 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal on this day in history.
Nov 16 Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) in the year 1899.
Nov 17 On this day in history roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)
Nov 18 On this day in history eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)
Nov 18 Trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld on this day in history.
Nov 19 Allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems) in the year 1899.