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Historical Events In 1899

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Oct 13   Marcelle de Manziarly, composer on this day in history.  

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   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) in the year 1899.  

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

Oct 21   Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond) in the year 1899.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history james J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title  

Nov 03   Jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey in the year 1899.  

Nov 04   Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan) in the year 1899.  

Nov 05   Forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas) in the year 1899.  

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

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

Nov 11   Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London in the year 1899.  

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) in the year 1899.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1899

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1899 birth of juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer  

Jan 01   Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu) was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 01   In the year 1899 birth of raymond Loucheur, composer  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1899 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   Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1899 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

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

Jan 29   Alfred Sisley, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1899 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   In the year 1899 m Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56  

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