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Historical Events In 1899

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Oct 14   Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932) on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1899 morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa  

Oct 15   In the year 1899 cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders  

Oct 17   Sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000 in the year 1899.  

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   In the year 1899 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   British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond) on this day in history.  

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 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 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   On this day in history ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)  

Nov 05   On this day in history forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)  

Nov 09   Boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack in the year 1899.  

Nov 11   Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London in the year 1899.  

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) in the year 1899.  

Nov 17   On this day in history 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1899

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1899 birth of lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of raymond Loucheur, composer  

Jan 02   In the year 1899 birth of alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer  

Jan 02   Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1899 birth of phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory)  

Jan 07   In the year 1899 birth of francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)  

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   In the year 1899 gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

Jan 25   On this day in history alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies  

Jan 29   Alfred Sisley, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1899.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history m Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56  

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