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Historical Events In 1899

Friday, 19 July 2019

Oct 14   Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932) in the year 1899.  

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

Oct 21   Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army) in the year 1899.  

Oct 22   British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   W Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In the year 1899 battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army  

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   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   Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet in the year 1899.  

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

Nov 03   Jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1899 carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)  

Nov 05   Forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas) in the year 1899.  

Nov 09   Boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) in the year 1899.  

Nov 11   On this day in history stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London  

Nov 12   In the year 1899 british troops reach Durban Natal  

Nov 15   Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal in the year 1899.  

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

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   In the year 1899 allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1899

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer  

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   Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61) was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 06   Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) was born in the year 1899.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1899 birth of kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Francois FĂ©lix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

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