Historical Events In 1899
Friday, 14 May 2021
Apr 22 E J (Ned) Gregory, cricketer (one Test for Aust), dies in the year 1899.
Apr 22 Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Iceman Cometh) in the year 1899.
Apr 23 Edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ, Kiwi mystery writer (Black Beech & Honeydew) in the year 1899.
Apr 23 On this day in history the birth of Vladimir Nabokov, Russian/American writer
Apr 24 Transvaal British Uitlanders ask Queen Victoria for aid on this day in history.
Apr 26 Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail) on this day in history.
Apr 29 On this day in history duke Ellington, Wash DC, [Edward Kennedy], bandleader (Take "A" Train)
Apr 29 On this day in history the birth of 'Duke' Ellington, US bandleader
Apr 30 Jannetje Fisherman-Roosendaal, author (regional novels) on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1899 aline MacMahon, McKeesport Pa, actress (Backdoor to Heaven)
May 04 In the year 1899 25th Kentucky Derby: Fred Taral aboard Manuel wins in 2:12
May 05 Freeman Gosden, Richmond Va, radio actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy) in the year 1899.
May 08 Jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter in the year 1899.
May 08 In the year 1899 the Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens.
May 09 Edward Pollock, saxophone/clarinet in the year 1899.
May 09 Lawn mower patented on this day in history.
May 10 Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime) in the year 1899.
May 10 On this day in history the birth of Fred Astaire, American Actor
May 15 In the year 1899 francisque Sarcey, French writer (Le Temps), dies at 70
May 17 On this day in history ralf Harolde, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Framed, Smart Money, Tip-off)
May 17 Victoria & Albert Museum foundation laid England on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference
May 18 On this day in history world Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in first Hague Peace Conference
May 19 On this day in history leonid Maksimovich Leonov, novelist/playwright
May 20 Estelle Taylor, Delaware, actress (8 Commandments) on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1899 ilse Lagner, writer
May 24 1st auto repair shop opens (Boston) on this day in history.
May 24 Suzanne Lenglen, France, Wimbledon tennis champion (6-times) in the year 1899.
May 24 The first auto repair shop opens in Boston in the year 1899.
May 25 In the year 1899 33rd Belmont: R Clawson aboard Jean Beraud wins in 2:23
May 25 Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French painter, dies at 68 on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1899 otto E Neugebauer, Austrian/US math historian
May 29 In the year 1899 frantz Jehin-Prume, composer, dies at 60
May 30 On this day in history 24th Preakness: R Clawson aboard Half Time wins in 1:47