Historical Events In 1899
Saturday, 13 August 2022
Oct 13 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
Oct 14 On this day in history morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa
Oct 15 Cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders in the year 1899.
Oct 17 On this day in history sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000
Oct 19 Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67) in the year 1899.
Oct 20 Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers on this day in history.
Oct 20 Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) in the year 1899.
Oct 20 Robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle in the year 1899.
Oct 21 On this day in history battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)
Oct 22 British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa on this day in history.
Oct 23 In the year 1899 lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
Oct 23 On this day in history w Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle
Oct 24 Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army on this day in history.
Oct 24 On this day in history ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
Oct 28 In the year 1899 c Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies
Oct 29 In the year 1899 akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
Oct 30 In the year 1899 battle at Ladysmith Natal: Boers beat lt-general Whites army
Oct 30 In the year 1899 ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)
Nov 02 In the year 1899 boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal
Nov 02 In the year 1899 eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet
Nov 03 In the year 1899 james J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title
Nov 03 Jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey on this day in history.
Nov 04 Carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan) on this day in history.
Nov 05 In the year 1899 forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)
Nov 09 Boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack in the year 1899.
Nov 11 On this day in history harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates)
Nov 11 In the year 1899 stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London
Nov 12 In the year 1899 british troops reach Durban Natal
Nov 15 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1899 mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)
Nov 17 Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar) on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 1899 eugene Ormandy, [Blau], Budapest Hungary, conductor (Phila Orch)
Nov 18 Trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld on this day in history.