Historical Events In 1899
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Oct 14 In the year 1899 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 In the year 1899 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 On this day in history battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers
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 Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army) on this day in history.
Oct 22 On this day in history british troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa
Oct 23 On this day in history lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
Oct 23 On this day in history w Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle
Oct 24 In the year 1899 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 C Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies in the year 1899.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1899.
Nov 03 Jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey in the year 1899.
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 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 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1899 mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)
Nov 17 Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar) in the year 1899.
Nov 18 In the year 1899 eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)
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) in the year 1899.