On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1899

Historical Events

  • -June 5] Conference of Bloemfontein fails
  • Bronx acquires Keltch Memorial Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Ilse Lagner, German antiwar writer, born in Breslau (d. 1987)
  • Leonid Leonov, Russian writer, born in Moscow (d. 1994)
1899 Highlights

About May 31, 1899

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini