What Happened on November 28, 1899

Historical Events

  • Second Boer War: Battle of Modder River (Cape Colony), British Lord Methuen defeats Boer forces of Piet Cronj√© and Koos de la Rey

Famous Deaths

  • Adriaan de la Rey, eldest son of Boer General Koos de la Rey, dies in The Battle of Modder River, Cape Colony (now South Africa) at 19
  • Robert Brank Vance, American politician (US Representatives from North Carolina, 1873-85), dies at 71
1899 Highlights

About November 28, 1899

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius