On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1899

Historical Events

  • Battle at Belmont, Cape colony: general Methuen beats Farmers

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcel Dalio [Israel Moshe Blauschild], French actor (Sabrina, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Casablanca), born in Paris, France (d. 1983)
  • Norman Hunter, English children's writer (Professor Branestawm), born in London (d. 1995)
1899 Highlights

About November 23, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius