On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1899

Historical Events

  • Cuba liberated from Spanish rule by the US, American occupation continues till 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer
  • Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu)
  • Raymond Loucheur, composer
1899 Highlights

About January 1, 1899

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn