Historical Events In 1899
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Oct 14 Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932) in the year 1899.
Oct 14 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa in the year 1899.
Oct 15 Cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders on this day in history.
Oct 17 Sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000 on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)
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 in the year 1899.
Oct 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1899 w Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle
Oct 24 Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army in the year 1899.
Oct 24 On this day in history ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
Oct 28 C Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1899.
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 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 On this day in history forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)
Nov 09 In the year 1899 boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack
Nov 11 Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) on this day in history.
Nov 11 On this day in history stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London
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 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 On this day in history eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)
Nov 18 Trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld on this day in history.
Nov 19 Allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems) in the year 1899.