Historical Events In 1899
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Oct 13 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer on this day in history.
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 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 Sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000 on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1899 miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)
Oct 20 In the year 1899 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 on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)
Oct 22 British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa in the year 1899.
Oct 23 In the year 1899 lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
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 on this day in history.
Oct 24 On this day in history ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
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 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 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 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 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) in the year 1899.
Nov 11 In the year 1899 stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London
Nov 12 British troops reach Durban Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 15 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal on this day in history.
Nov 16 Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) on this day in history.
Nov 17 Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar) in the year 1899.
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.