Historical Events In 1899
Sunday, 23 February 2020
May 31 On this day in history conference of Bloemfontein fails
May 31 Leonid Leonow, writer on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes & Victor Trumper in Grace's last
Jun 01 Werner Janssen, NYC, conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY) on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history black Americans observed day of fasting to protest lynchings
Jun 02 In the year 1899 royal Beal, Brookline MA, actor (Death of a Salesman)
Jun 03 In the year 1899 georg von Bekesy, Budapest Hungary, physician (Nobel-1961)
Jun 03 On this day in history johann Baptist Strauss, Austria, composer (Waltz King), dies at 73
Jun 03 In the year 1899 w G Grace's last day of Test cricket aged 50 yrs 320 days
Jun 04 Leo Spies, composer on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history alfred Dreyfus' acquitted
Jun 07 Elizabeth Bowen, Dublin, novelist (Death of the Heart, Encounters) on this day in history.
Jun 09 In the year 1899 james J Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 for heavywgt boxing title
Jun 10 Ernest Chausson, French composer (Solitude dance le bois), dies at 44 on this day in history.
Jun 10 Improved Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks forms in Cincinnati on this day in history.
Jun 10 Improved Benevolent &Protective Order of Elks forms in Cincinnati on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1899 raoul Salan, Fr/Indochina/Algeria (leader OAS)
Jun 11 On this day in history george Frederick McKay, composer
Jun 12 In the year 1899 new Richmond Tornado: the eighth deadliest tornado in U.S. history kills 117 peoples and injures around 200.
Jun 13 On this day in history carlos Chavez, Mexico City, conductor/composer (Sinfonia India)
Jun 14 In the year 1899 kawabata Yasunari, Zen writer (Nobel Literature 1968)
Jun 16 Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday) on this day in history.
Jun 16 In the year 1899 victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's
Jun 18 In the year 1899 james Ralph Darling, teacher
Jun 18 In the year 1899 the CP line from Lethbridge through Crows Nest Pass to Kootenay Landing is opened for traffic. This was built with subsidies afforded by the Crows Nest Pass Agreement of 1897 which also set fixed rates on grain traffic.
Jun 19 George Calinescu, Romania, literature (Enigma Otilei) in the year 1899.
Jun 20 On this day in history anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer
Jun 21 In the year 1899 pavel Haas, composer
Jun 22 In the year 1899 dorothy Devore, Ft Worth TX, actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil)
Jun 23 On this day in history alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer
Jun 24 In the year 1899 bruce Marshall, writer
Jun 29 Brazo River in Texas floods 12 miles wide causing $10 mil damage on this day in history.
Jun 30 Frantisek Tomasek, bishop of Prague/cardinal on this day in history.
Jun 30 Jack Hearne takes a hat-trick Eng v Australia at Headingley in the year 1899.