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Historical Events In 1899

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Oct 13   In the year 1899 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 in the year 1899.  

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   Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   On this day in history battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers  

Oct 20   On this day in history evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)  

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   In the year 1899 british troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa  

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

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

Oct 24   On this day in history 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   C Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies in the year 1899.  

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 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   Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 18   Eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch) on this day in history.  

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   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   Raymond Loucheur, composer was born in the year 1899.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

Jan 25   On this day in history alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies  

Jan 29   Alfred Sisley, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   George Morgan, 1st English motorist to die in an motor accident, dies in the year 1899.  

Feb 16   On this day in history 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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