On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1899

Historical Events

  • British Field Marshal Lord Roberts departs Southampton for South Africa for the 2nd Boer War
  • Tentative Turkish & German treaty on construction of Baghdad railway
1899 Highlights

About December 23, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn