On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1899

Historical Events

  • Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, composer/pianist (Les Biches), born in Paris, France
  • Kenneth Thomson, American character actor (Broadway Melody, Little Giant), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
1899 Highlights

About January 7, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn