On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1899

Historical Events

  • The Australian Premiers' Conference held in Melbourne decides to locate Australia's capital (Canberra) between Sydney and Melbourne.

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Rubin, American actor and comedian (Benny Rubin Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
1899 Highlights

About February 2, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius