On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1899

Famous Deaths

  • C Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies
  • Ottmar Mergenthaler, German-born inventor (tuberculosis) (b. 1854)
1899 Highlights

About October 28, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio