What Happened on September 13, 1899

Historical Events

  • Mackinder, Ollier and Brocherel make the first ascent of Batian (5,199m - 17,058 ft), the highest peak of Mount Kenya

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist and writer, born in Brouwershaven, Netherlands (d. 1985)
  • Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, Romanian politician (founder and leader of the Iron Guard), born in HuČ™i, Vaslui County, Romania (d. 1938)
  • Frank "Big Boy" Goudie, American jazz tenor saxophonist and clarinetist, and upholsterer, born in Youngsville, Louisiana (d. 1964)
Born in 1899
1899 Highlights

About September 13, 1899

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo