On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Speed, British actress dubbed 'The Queen Mother of Soap' (Coronation Street), born in Manchester, England (d. 1994)
  • Forrest "Red" DeBernardi, basketball hall of famer (elected 1961)
  • João Café Filho, Brazilian president (d. 1970)
  • Lao She, Chinese writer (d. 1966)
1899 Highlights

About February 3, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius