Historical Events In 1899
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1899 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 on this day in history.
Jan 05 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG) in the year 1899.
Jan 06 On this day in history phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory)
Jan 07 Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) in the year 1899.
Jan 07 On this day in history walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's
Jan 08 In the year 1899 solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59)
Jan 09 In the year 1899 manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0
Jan 10 In the year 1899 gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69
Jan 12 On this day in history paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948)
Jan 13 On this day in history 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.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 On this day in history the birth of Al Capone, American gangster
Jan 17 On this day in history uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 On this day in history anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms
Jan 19 In the year 1899 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 21 Opel manufactured its first automobile on this day in history.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) on this day in history.
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill on this day in history.
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation in the year 1899.
Jan 23 On this day in history emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.
Jan 23 Joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts) in the year 1899.
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms in the year 1899.
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1899 ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
Jan 25 In the year 1899 alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
Jan 26 In the year 1899 wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
Jan 27 Granville English, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 28 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger