On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1899

Historical Events

  • Treaty of Paris ratifies ends war; Spain cedes Puerto Rico to US

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPercy Lavon Julian

Percy Lavon Julian, African American chemist who received 130 patents, pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants, born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1975)

1899 Highlights

About April 11, 1899

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries