On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Iranian influential Shia Islamic scholar, born in Khoy, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran (d. 1992)
  • Allen Tate, American poet (Mr Pope & Other Poems), born in Winchester, Kentucky (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • John William Dawson, Canadian geologist, dies at 79
  • [Maria] Catharina Beersmans, Belgian actress (Medea), dies at 55
1899 Highlights

About November 19, 1899

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio