On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1899

Historical Events

  • President McKinley signs bill creating Mt Rainier National Park (5th in US)

Famous Birthdays

  • Harald Søltoft Agersnap, Danish cellist, pianist, conductor, and composer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1931-66), born in Vinding, Denmark  (d. 1982)
  • Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian dame
1899 Highlights

About March 2, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces