What Happened on February 20, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Ill Tel & Tel granted franchise for Chicago freight tunnel system

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, American businessman and heir (Pan Am Airways), born in Roslyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • Leon Woizikowski, Polish dancer/ballet master (Ballets Russes)