Historical Events In 1899
Sunday, 19 January 2020
Nov 19 In the year 1899 [Maria] Catharina Beersmans, Belgian actress (Medea), dies at 55
Nov 20 In the year 1899 carl A E Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish translator, dies at 63
Nov 20 In the year 1899 juan Vicente Lecuna, composer
Nov 21 Garret Augustus Hobart, 24th VP, dies in the year 1899.
Nov 22 -23] Battle at Willow Grange, Natal (British vs Boer army) in the year 1899.
Nov 22 Hoagy (Hoagland) Carmichael (songwriter Stardust) in the year 1899.
Nov 22 In the year 1899 hoagy Carmichael, Bloomington Ind, actor/songwriter (Stardust)
Nov 23 1st jukebox (Palais Royal Hotel, SF) on this day in history.
Nov 23 Norman Hunter, writer in the year 1899.
Nov 23 On this day in history the first jukebox (Palais Royal Hotel, San Francisco)
Nov 24 In the year 1899 abdullah ibn Mohammed al-Ta'a'ishi, mahdi of Sudan (1883-99), dies
Nov 24 In the year 1899 jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer
Nov 25 In the year 1899 battle at Graspan, Cape colony: general Methuen beats Farmers
Nov 25 On this day in history robert Lowry, composer, dies at 73
Nov 25 Vera Reynolds, Richmond VA, silent screen actress (Lawless Woman) in the year 1899.
Nov 27 In the year 1899 felipe Gutierrez y Espinoza, composer, dies at 74
Nov 28 On this day in history adrian the la Rey, son of South African general, dies in battle at 19
Nov 28 On this day in history battle of Mud river (Boer general. Cronjé beats British gen Methuen)
Nov 29 In the year 1899 gustave Reese, composer
Dec 01 In the year 1899 robert Welch, found John Birch Society
Dec 02 John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orchestra) in the year 1899.
Dec 02 In the year 1899 uS & Germany agree to divide Samoa between them
Dec 02 In the year 1899 uS and Germany agree to divide Samoa between them
Dec 04 On this day in history 56th Congress (1899-1901) convenes
Dec 04 Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Frisian farmer/writer in the year 1899.
Dec 04 Webb Hayes son of President Rutherford Hayes receives medal of honor on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1899 sonny Boy Williamson, [Aleck Miller], blues player
Dec 06 Harry Buller Siege Willis, son of South Africa boer in Ladysmith in the year 1899.
Dec 07 Antoni Katski, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1899.
Dec 08 On this day in history james "Pigmeat" Jarrett, pianist
Dec 08 In the year 1899 natal: British fall/burst out belegerd Ladysmith
Dec 09 In the year 1899 frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor
Dec 10 -15] British "Black Week" due to nederlagen in South Africa on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1899 andrew "Andy" Wauchope, British general-major, dies in battle