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Historical Events In 1899

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Oct 14   Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932) in the year 1899.  

Oct 14   Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa in the year 1899.  

Oct 15   Cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)  

Oct 20   Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers in the year 1899.  

Oct 20   Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) in the year 1899.  

Oct 20   Robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle in the year 1899.  

Oct 21   On this day in history battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)  

Oct 22   In the year 1899 british troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa  

Oct 23   Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond) on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1899 w Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP) in the year 1899.  

Nov 02   Boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal in the year 1899.  

Nov 02   On this day in history eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet  

Nov 03   James J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1899 jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey  

Nov 04   In the year 1899 carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)  

Nov 05   On this day in history forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)  

Nov 09   In the year 1899 boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack  

Nov 11   Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) on this day in history.  

Nov 11   On this day in history stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London  

Nov 12   British troops reach Durban Natal on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal  

Nov 16   Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) in the year 1899.  

Nov 17   In the year 1899 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1899

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu)  

Jan 01   Raymond Loucheur, composer was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61)  

Jan 06   Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 07   In the year 1899 birth of francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)  

Jan 07   In the year 1899 birth of kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant)  

Famous Deaths In 1899

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

Jan 25   In the year 1899 alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies  

Jan 29   In the year 1899 alfred Sisley, painter, dies  

Feb 06   Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   George Morgan, 1st English motorist to die in an motor accident, dies in the year 1899.  

Feb 16   Francois FĂ©lix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   M Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56 in the year 1899.  

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