On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1899

Historical Events

  • Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferhat Abbas, Algerian politician and President of the National Constituent Assembly of Algeria (1962-63), born in Taher, Algeria (d. 1985)
1899 Highlights

About October 24, 1899

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio