On This Day

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)
1899 Highlights

About September 13, 1899

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo