Historical Events In 1899
Saturday, 23 February 2019
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 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure-Charles Augustus Milverton (BG)
Jan 06 Phyllis Haver, Douglas KS, silent screen actress (What Price Glory) in the year 1899.
Jan 07 Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches) on this day in history.
Jan 07 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1899.
Jan 14 In the year 1899 fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)
Jan 15 Goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman) on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1899 al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster in the year 1899.
Jan 17 US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific in the year 1899.
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms in the year 1899.
Jan 19 On this day in history [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 21 In the year 1899 opel manufactured its first automobile.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill.
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 In the year 1899 joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms in the year 1899.
Jan 24 In the year 1899 rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan
Jan 25 Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) in the year 1899.
Jan 25 Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies on this day in history.
Jan 26 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) on this day in history.
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 Zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger on this day in history.