On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1899

Historical Events

  • Spanish–American War ends, peace treaty ratified by Senate

Famous Birthdays

  • Ramon Novarro [Jose Samaniegos], Mexican-American actor (Ben-Hur, Mata Hari), born in Durango, Mexico (d. 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67
  • Prince Alfred of Edinburgh, dies at 24 in mysterious circumstances
1899 Highlights

About February 6, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius