What Happened on February 20, 1899

Historical Events

  • Ill Tel & Tel granted franchise for Chicago freight tunnel system

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, American businessman and heir (Pan Am Airways), born in Roslyn, New York (d. 1992)
  • Leon Woizikowsky, Polish dancer (Ballets Russes, 1916-29), ballet master and teacher, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1975)
Born in 1899
1899 Highlights

About February 20, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces