On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday

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