What Happened on April 20, 1899

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

David Beatty is appointed executive officer of the HMS Barfleur, a small battleship and flagship of the China Station

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820)
1899 Highlights

About April 20, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus