What Happened on October 28, 1899

Famous Deaths

  • Grant Allen, Canadian writer (Woman Who Did), dies at 51
  • Ottmar Mergenthaler, German-American inventor who invented the linotype machine that revolutionized printing, dies of tuberculosis at 45
1899 Highlights

About October 28, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio