Historical Events In 1899
Thursday, 22 November 2018
Oct 14 In the year 1899 alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
Oct 14 On this day in history morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa
Oct 15 Cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1899 sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history british troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa
Oct 23 Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond) in the year 1899.
Oct 23 W Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle in the year 1899.
Oct 24 On this day in history battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army
Oct 24 Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63) in the year 1899.
Oct 28 On this day in history c Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies
Oct 29 Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls) in the year 1899.
Oct 30 On this day in history battle at Ladysmith Natal: Boers beat lt-general Whites army
Oct 30 In the year 1899 ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)
Nov 02 Boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 02 In the year 1899 eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet
Nov 03 In the year 1899 james J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title
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 In the year 1899 forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)
Nov 09 On this day in history boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack
Nov 11 In the year 1899 harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)
Nov 11 Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 1899 british troops reach Durban Natal
Nov 15 In the year 1899 morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal
Nov 16 Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) on this day in history.
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 Allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems) on this day in history.