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 Poulenc, French pianist and composer (Concert champĂȘtre; Les Biches), born in Paris, France (d. 1963)
  • 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? 122 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn