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, Lithuanian composer and conductor, born in Kalnujai, Lithuania (d. 1949)
  • Lev Kuleshov, Russian filmmaker and film theorist (Po Zakonu, founder of Moscow film school), born in Tambov, Russian Empire (d. 1970)
  • Raymond Loucheur, French composer, born in Tourcoing, France (d. 1979)
Born in 1899
1899 Highlights

About January 1, 1899

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn