Historical Events In 1899
Friday, 03 July 2020
Oct 13 In the year 1899 marcelle de Manziarly, composer
Oct 14 In the year 1899 alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)
Oct 14 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa in the year 1899.
Oct 15 In the year 1899 cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders
Oct 17 Sutro railroad sold to Robert F Morrow for $215,000 on this day in history.
Oct 19 Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67) in the year 1899.
Oct 20 In the year 1899 battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers
Oct 20 Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1899 robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle
Oct 21 Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army) in the year 1899.
Oct 22 In the year 1899 british troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa
Oct 23 Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond) in the year 1899.
Oct 23 On this day in history w Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle
Oct 24 On this day in history battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army
Oct 24 Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63) in the year 1899.
Oct 28 In the year 1899 c Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies
Oct 29 On this day in history akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
Oct 30 Battle at Ladysmith Natal: Boers beat lt-general Whites army in the year 1899.
Oct 30 Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP) on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1899 boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal
Nov 02 On this day in history eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet
Nov 03 On this day in history james J Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title
Nov 03 Jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey in the year 1899.
Nov 04 In the year 1899 carlos Pellicer, Mexican museum director/poet (Teotihuacan)
Nov 05 Forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas) on this day in history.
Nov 09 Boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack in the year 1899.
Nov 11 Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) on this day in history.
Nov 11 On this day in history stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London
Nov 12 British troops reach Durban Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 15 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 16 On this day in history mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)
Nov 17 In the year 1899 roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)
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 in the year 1899.