What Happened on November 2, 1899

Historical Events

  • Boers begin siege of Ladysmith, Natal

Famous Birthdays

  • Edgar du Perron, Dutch author and poet (Land of Origin), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1940)
  • Walter Woolf King, American stage and screen baritone, character actor (Golden Dawn; A Night at the Opera; Swiss Miss), and actor's agent, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)
Born in 1899
1899 Highlights

About November 2, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio