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Historical Events In 1899

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Oct 14   In the year 1899 alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)  

Oct 14   Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa in the year 1899.  

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

Oct 17   On this day in history sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000  

Oct 19   Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1899.  

Oct 21   Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond)  

Oct 23   On this day in history w Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle  

Oct 24   In the year 1899 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   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   Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP) in the year 1899.  

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   James J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1899.  

Nov 03   Jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey in the year 1899.  

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   On this day in history harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)  

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

Nov 12   In the year 1899 british troops reach Durban Natal  

Nov 15   Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal on this day in history.  

Nov 16   In the year 1899 mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)  

Nov 17   Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar) in the year 1899.  

Nov 18   In the year 1899 eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)  

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) in the year 1899.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1899

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1899 birth of juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer  

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

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   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 in the year 1899.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant)  

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   In the year 1899 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

Jan 25   In the year 1899 alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history 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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