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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu)  

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   On this day in history birth of paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61)  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 29   On this day in history alfred Sisley, painter, dies  

Feb 06   Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 in the year 1899.  

Feb 11   George Morgan, 1st English motorist to die in an motor accident, dies in the year 1899.  

Feb 16   On this day in history 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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