Historical Events In 1899
Sunday, 23 February 2020
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 on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)
Jan 07 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's in the year 1899.
Jan 08 In the year 1899 solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59)
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 In the year 1899 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) in the year 1899.
Jan 17 On this day in history al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging)
Jan 17 The birth of Al Capone, American gangster in the year 1899.
Jan 17 On this day in history uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms in the year 1899.
Jan 19 In the year 1899 [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 In the year 1899 alexander Tcherepnin, composer
Jan 21 Opel manufactured its first automobile in the year 1899.
Jan 22 On this day in history guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
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 Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) on this day in history.
Jan 25 Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1899 american Social Science Association incorporated by Congress
Jan 28 On this day in history zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger