On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1899

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic

Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo
Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Kidston, British aviator & racing driver, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1931)
  • Joseph Nathan Kane, American non-fiction writer & journalist (Famous Firsts), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
1899 Highlights

About January 23, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius