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)