October 30, 1899 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

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

Deaths in History

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