Historical Events In 1899
Monday, 30 March 2020
Jan 01 Cuba liberated from Spain by US in the year 1899.
Jan 02 Alexander Tcherepnin, St Petersburg Russia, composer in the year 1899.
Jan 03 In the year 1899 the first known use of the word automobile, was seen in an editorial in The New York Times.
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 In the year 1899 francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, Paris, composer/pianist (Les Biches)
Jan 07 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon (1956-59)
Jan 09 Manitobans suffer record low temperature of -52.8 Celsius (-63 F)0 on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1899 gerard Keller, Dutch writer (Vlugmaren), dies at 69
Jan 12 In the year 1899 paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948)
Jan 13 In the year 1899 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 In the year 1899 fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)
Jan 15 In the year 1899 goodman Ace, radio/TV actor/columnist/humorist (Better of Goodman)
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 Opel manufactured its first automobile in the year 1899.
Jan 22 Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany) in the year 1899.
Jan 22 Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss a federation bill on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1899 leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
Jan 23 In the year 1899 emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.
Jan 23 On this day in history joseph Nathan Kane, historian (Famous Firsts)
Jan 24 In the year 1899 belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms
Jan 24 Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan in the year 1899.
Jan 25 On this day in history ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)
Jan 25 Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history wyllis Cooper, Pekin Ill, TV narrator (Volume One)
Jan 27 In the year 1899 granville English, composer
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.