Historical Events In 1899
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Oct 13 In the year 1899 marcelle de Manziarly, composer
Oct 14 Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932) on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa
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) on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers
Oct 20 Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) in the year 1899.
Oct 20 In the year 1899 robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle
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 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 Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army on this day in history.
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 Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls) on this day in history.
Oct 30 Battle at Ladysmith Natal: Boers beat lt-general Whites army in the year 1899.
Oct 30 On this day in history ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)
Nov 02 In the year 1899 boers begin siege of Ladysmith Natal
Nov 02 Eddy [Charles E] du Perron, Dutch author/poet on this day in history.
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 On this day in history forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)
Nov 09 Boerenaanval up Ladysmith, Natal, attack on this day in history.
Nov 11 Harold "Pie" Traynor, baseball hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates) on this day in history.
Nov 11 Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora," premieres in London in the year 1899.
Nov 12 British troops reach Durban Natal in the year 1899.
Nov 15 In the year 1899 morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal
Nov 16 Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC) in the year 1899.
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 On this day in history trumper scores 208 in 185 mins (1 five 25 fours) NSW v Qld