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Historical Events In 1899

Monday, 27 May 2019

Oct 14   On this day in history alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)  

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

Oct 15   On this day in history cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders  

Oct 17   On this day in history sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000  

Oct 19   Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle on this day in history.  

Oct 21   In the year 1899 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   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   In the year 1899 ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)  

Oct 28   In the year 1899 c Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies  

Oct 29   On this day in history akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls)  

Oct 30   Battle at Ladysmith Natal: Boers beat lt-general Whites army in the year 1899.  

Oct 30   In the year 1899 ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)  

Nov 02   In the year 1899 boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal  

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   On this day in history jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey  

Nov 04   Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 09   On this day in history boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 16   In the year 1899 mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)  

Nov 17   In the year 1899 roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)  

Nov 18   Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld in the year 1899.  

Nov 19   In the year 1899 allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems)  

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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   Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Raymond Loucheur, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant) was born in the year 1899.  

Famous Deaths In 1899

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) died in the year 1899.  

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

Jan 29   Alfred Sisley, painter, dies in the year 1899.  

Feb 06   In the year 1899 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67  

Feb 11   On this day in history george Morgan, 1st English motorist to die in an motor accident, dies  

Feb 16   In the year 1899 francois FĂ©lix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57  

Feb 18   On this day in history m Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56  

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