Historical Events In 1899
Monday, 21 January 2019
May 31 Conference of Bloemfontein fails on this day in history.
May 31 Leonid Leonow, writer in the year 1899.
Jun 01 Cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes & Victor Trumper in Grace's last on this day in history.
Jun 01 Werner Janssen, NYC, conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY) in the year 1899.
Jun 02 In the year 1899 black Americans observed day of fasting to protest lynchings
Jun 02 Royal Beal, Brookline MA, actor (Death of a Salesman) in the year 1899.
Jun 03 Georg von Bekesy, Budapest Hungary, physician (Nobel-1961) in the year 1899.
Jun 03 Johann Baptist Strauss, Austria, composer (Waltz King), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jun 03 W G Grace's last day of Test cricket aged 50 yrs 320 days in the year 1899.
Jun 04 Leo Spies, composer in the year 1899.
Jun 05 Alfred Dreyfus' acquitted on this day in history.
Jun 07 In the year 1899 elizabeth Bowen, Dublin, novelist (Death of the Heart, Encounters)
Jun 09 On this day in history james J Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 for heavywgt boxing title
Jun 10 On this day in history ernest Chausson, French composer (Solitude dance le bois), dies at 44
Jun 10 In the year 1899 improved Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks forms in Cincinnati
Jun 10 Improved Benevolent &Protective Order of Elks forms in Cincinnati on this day in history.
Jun 10 Raoul Salan, Fr/Indochina/Algeria (leader OAS) on this day in history.
Jun 11 George Frederick McKay, composer on this day in history.
Jun 12 On this day in history new Richmond Tornado: the eighth deadliest tornado in U.S. history kills 117 peoples and injures around 200.
Jun 13 Carlos Chavez, Mexico City, conductor/composer (Sinfonia India) on this day in history.
Jun 14 On this day in history 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 On this day in history james Ralph Darling, teacher
Jun 18 On this day in history 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 In the year 1899 george Calinescu, Romania, literature (Enigma Otilei)
Jun 20 Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer on this day in history.
Jun 21 Pavel Haas, composer in the year 1899.
Jun 22 In the year 1899 dorothy Devore, Ft Worth TX, actress (Narrow Street, Senior Daredevil)
Jun 23 In the year 1899 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 On this day in history jack Hearne takes a hat-trick Eng v Australia at Headingley