What Happened on October 30, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Ladysmith, Natal: Boers defeat the British, leading to the Siege of Ladysmith

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill reaches Capetown

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst H Ridder van Rappard, Dutch SS officer/founder (NSNAP)

Famous Deaths

  • William Henry Webb, American industrialist and philanthropist (b. 1816)