Historical Events In 1899
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Oct 13 On this day in history marcelle de Manziarly, composer
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 on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders
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 Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers on this day in history.
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 Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army) on this day in history.
Oct 22 British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa on this day in history.
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 In the year 1899 battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army
Oct 24 On this day in history 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 Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls) in the year 1899.
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 On this day in history boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal
Nov 02 In the year 1899 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)
Nov 11 On this day in history stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London
Nov 12 British troops reach Durban Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 15 On this day in history 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 On this day in history roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)
Nov 18 Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch) in the year 1899.
Nov 18 Trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld in the year 1899.