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Historical Events In 1899

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Feb 16   Pelham Warner scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (England vs South Africa Johannesburg) on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1899 80F in SF  

Feb 18   80 F, San Francisco CA in the year 1899.  

Feb 18   Arthur Bryant, English historian (King Charles II) in the year 1899.  

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

Feb 18   San Francisco named as a port of dispatch for Army transports in the year 1899.  

Feb 20   In the year 1899 cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, LI NY, founder (Pan Am Airways)  

Feb 20   Ill Tel & Tel granted franchise for Chicago freight tunnel system in the year 1899.  

Feb 20   In the year 1899 illinois Tel &Tel granted franchise for Chicago freight tunnel system  

Feb 22   On this day in history dwight Frye, Salina KS, actor (Black Camel, Dracula, Frankenstein)  

Feb 24   Jacob Presser, Dutch historian/writer (Down-fall) in the year 1899.  

Feb 24   On this day in history western Washington University is established.  

Feb 25   In the year 1899 leo J Weisgerber, German linguist  

Feb 25   Paul Julius Reuter, founder of the eponymous British news agency, dies in Nice, France in the year 1899.  

Feb 25   Paul Julius von Reuter, founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Charles H Best, Maine, physiologist/co-discoverer (Insulin) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Gyorgy earl Apponyi, Hungarian MP, dies at 90 in the year 1899.  

Mar 02   On this day in history admiral George Dewey becomes the first US Admiral of the Navy.  

Mar 02   In the year 1899 pattie Maie Menzies, Australian dame  

Mar 02   Pres McKinley signs bill creating Mt Rainier Natl Park (5th in US) in the year 1899.  

Mar 02   In the year 1899 president McKinley signs bill creating Mount Rainier National Park (5th in US)  

Mar 03   Alfred M Gruenther, US, commanding general (NATO, 1953-56) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1899 congress authorizes Lafayette silver dollar  

Mar 03   George Dewey becomes first in US with rank of Admiral of the Navy on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 m wave that reaches up to 5 km inland on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history 1st performance of Edward MacDowell's 2nd Concerto in D  

Mar 05   Patrick Hadley, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history "Aspirin" patented by Felix Hoffmann and still going strong 100 years later  

Mar 06   On this day in history "Asprin" patented by Felix Hoffmann  

Mar 06   Aspirin was patented by Felix Hoffman on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Eric Linklater, Scotland, novelist/poet (Blue Swallows) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Finn Hoffding, composer in the year 1899.  

Mar 11   Frederick IX, [Christian FFMKWG], King of Denmark (1947-72) on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of raymond Loucheur, composer  

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 in the year 1899.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of kenneth Thomson, Pitts, actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant)  

Famous Deaths In 1899

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69  

Jan 12   In the year 1899 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   In the year 1899 alfred Sisley, painter, dies  

Feb 06   In the year 1899 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67  

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

Feb 16   Francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57 in the year 1899.  

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

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