Historical Events In 1899
Monday, 20 September 2021
Oct 13 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1899 alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
Oct 14 In the year 1899 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 On this day in history sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000
Oct 19 On this day in history miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67)
Oct 20 In the year 1899 battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers
Oct 20 Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1899 robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle
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 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 Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63) in the year 1899.
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 in the year 1899.
Oct 30 Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP) in the year 1899.
Nov 02 Boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 02 Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1899 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 in the year 1899.
Nov 12 On this day in history british troops reach Durban Natal
Nov 15 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 16 Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) in the year 1899.
Nov 17 In the year 1899 roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)
Nov 18 In the year 1899 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