What Happened on September 2, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Jacob Nielsen, Danish boxer (Olympic gold lightweight 1924), born in N├Žstved, Denmark (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

Ernest Renshaw (1861-1899)

British tennis player (Wimbledon, 1888 (singles); 1884-86, 1888-89 (doubles, with twin brother William), dies of effects of carbolic acid at 38

1899 Highlights

About September 2, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo