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Historical Events In 1899

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Oct 13   On this day in history marcelle de Manziarly, composer  

Oct 14   On this day in history alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)  

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   In the year 1899 sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000  

Oct 19   In the year 1899 miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)  

Oct 20   Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 23   Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond) in the year 1899.  

Oct 23   In the year 1899 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   On this day in history ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)  

Oct 28   In the year 1899 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   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   On this day in history boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal  

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 in the year 1899.  

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   In the year 1899 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   On this day in history stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London  

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   On this day in history roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)  

Nov 18   Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch) in the year 1899.  

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   Raymond Loucheur, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer was born in the year 1899.  

Jan 02   Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/sec-gen of NATO (1957-61) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) was born in the year 1899.  

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 in the year 1899.  

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

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

Feb 11   On this day in history george Morgan, 1st English motorist to die in an motor accident, dies  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1899 m Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56  

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