Historical Events In 1899
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US on this day in history.
Jan 02 Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)
Jan 07 In the year 1899 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Al Capone, Italy, gangster (Chicago bootlegging) in the year 1899.
Jan 17 On this day in history the birth of Al Capone, American gangster
Jan 17 In the year 1899 uS takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific
Jan 19 Anglo-Egyptian Sudan forms on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history [John] Herbert Whitton Sumsion, organist/composer
Jan 20 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 21 Opel manufactured its first automobile in the year 1899.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)
Jan 22 On this day in history leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 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) in the year 1899.
Jan 24 Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms in the year 1899.
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan in the year 1899.
Jan 25 Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces) in the year 1899.
Jan 25 Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies in the year 1899.
Jan 26 Wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1899 zilner T Randolph, jazz trumpeter/arranger