On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1899

Historical Events

  • Battle at Colenso, South Africa (Boers-British army)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Vosper, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Rome Express), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • Harold Abrahams, British athlete (Olympic gold & silver 1924), born in Bedford, England (d. 1978)
1899 Highlights

About December 15, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius