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Historical Events In 1899

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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

Oct 14   On this day in history morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa  

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 in the year 1899.  

Oct 19   On this day in history miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)  

Oct 20   Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers in the year 1899.  

Oct 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1899 battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)  

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1899 c Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies  

Oct 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1899 eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet  

Nov 03   James J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1899 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   Forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas) in the year 1899.  

Nov 09   On this day in history boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack  

Nov 11   In the year 1899 harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)  

Nov 11   Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Nov 12   British troops reach Durban Natal in the year 1899.  

Nov 15   On this day in history morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal  

Nov 16   Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) in the year 1899.  

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

Nov 18   On this day in history eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)  

Nov 18   In the year 1899 trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld  

Nov 19   Allen Tate, US, poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems) on this day in history.  

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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   Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu) was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 01   In the year 1899 birth of raymond Loucheur, composer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer  

Jan 02   Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61) was born in the year 1899.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1899

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 in the year 1899.  

Jan 12   Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) died on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1899 alfred Sisley, painter, dies  

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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