Historical Events In 1899
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Jan 01 On this day in history cuba liberated from Spain by US
Jan 02 On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer
Jan 03 The first known use of the word automobile, was seen in an editorial in The New York Times in the year 1899.
Jan 05 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG) in the year 1899.
Jan 06 Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) in the year 1899.
Jan 07 In the year 1899 francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)
Jan 07 On this day in history walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's
Jan 08 Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59) on this day in history.
Jan 09 Manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0 in the year 1899.
Jan 10 Gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jan 12 Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948) in the year 1899.
Jan 13 The Canadian Northern Railway is formed by the amalgamation of the Winnipeg Great Northern Railway and the Lake Manitoba Railway and Canal Company. William Mackenzie and Donald Mann then proceeded to expand the Canadian Northern system so that by 1915 the system comprised 9,362 miles of trackage on this day in history.
Jan 14 Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo) in the year 1899.
Jan 15 Goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman) in the year 1899.
Jan 17 In the year 1899 al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 On this day in history the birth of Al Capone, American gangster
Jan 17 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific on this day in history.
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms in the year 1899.
Jan 19 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer in the year 1899.
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history opel manufactured its first automobile.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) in the year 1899.
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill.
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
Jan 23 Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic in the year 1899.
Jan 23 Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) on this day in history.
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms on this day in history.
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan in the year 1899.
Jan 25 In the year 1899 ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
Jan 25 On this day in history alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
Jan 26 In the year 1899 wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
Jan 27 On this day in history granville English, composer
Jan 28 In the year 1899 american Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
Jan 28 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger in the year 1899.