On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1899

Historical Events

  • Field Marshal Lord Roberts appointed British supreme commander in South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • John William Glover, Irish composer, dies at 84
1899 Highlights

About December 18, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius