What Happened on December 16, 1899

Historical Events

  • Italian football club A.C. Milan founded as Milan Foot-Ball and Cricket Club by Englishmen Alfred Edwards and Herbert Kilpin (disputed possibly 13 Dec)

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Walter Bailey, British philologist (Khotanese, Sanskrit scholar who spoke 50 languages), born in Devizes, England (d. 1996

Noël CowardNoël Coward (1899-1973)

English playwright (Hay Fever, Private Lives), director (In Which We Serve-1942 Academy Award), actor and singer, born in London


1899 Highlights

About December 16, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius