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What Happened on September 18, 1899

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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Scott Joplin granted copyright for his "Maple Leaf Rag", the most famous ragtime composition, by the US Copyright Office

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin

1899 Highlights

About September 18, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo