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Historical Events In 1899

Thursday, 22 November 2018

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   In the year 1899 miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)  

Oct 20   On this day in history battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers  

Oct 20   In the year 1899 evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)  

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

Oct 21   In the year 1899 battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)  

Oct 22   On this day in history british troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa  

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

Oct 23   W Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle in the year 1899.  

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) in the year 1899.  

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) in the year 1899.  

Oct 30   On this day in history battle at Ladysmith Natal: Boers beat lt-general Whites army  

Oct 30   In the year 1899 ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)  

Nov 02   Boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal in the year 1899.  

Nov 02   In the year 1899 eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet  

Nov 03   In the year 1899 james J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title  

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   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   In the year 1899 harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)  

Nov 11   Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   Allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1899

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 01   Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu) was born on this day in history.  

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   Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 07   Kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant) was born in the year 1899.  

Famous Deaths In 1899

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 in the year 1899.  

Jan 12   Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) died in the year 1899.  

Jan 25   Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Alfred Sisley, painter, dies in the year 1899.  

Feb 06   In the year 1899 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67  

Feb 11   George Morgan, 1st English motorist to die in an motor accident, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1899 francois FĂ©lix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57  

Feb 18   M Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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