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)