On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1899

Historical Events

  • British government sends an additional 10,000 troops to Natal, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, Bohemian clarinetist, band leader, and composer, dies at 78
1899 Highlights

About September 8, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo