On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1899

Historical Events

Historic Invention

German Ferdinand von Zeppelin receives a US patent for a "Navigable Balloon"

  • Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Shamrocks beat Queens University, 6-2 to clinch trophy for CAHL

Famous Birthdays

  • K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Emile Erckmann, French writer (Waterloo), dies at 76
1899 Highlights

About March 14, 1899

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces