What Happened on September 9, 1899

Historical Events

Dreyfus Sentenced

French Captain Alfred Dreyfus sentenced on unjust grounds

Famous Birthdays

  • Brassaï [Gyula Halász], Hungarian-French artist, born in Brassó, Austria-Hungary (d. 1984)
  • Louis Cheslock, British-born American violinist, composer and educator of Polish heritage (Peabody Institute, 1916-76), born in London (d. 1981)
  • Neil Hamilton, American stage and screen actor (The White Rose; When Strangers Marry;, Batman (TV series) - "Commissioner Gordon"), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 1984)
  • Waite Hoyt, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1923, 27, 28; AL wins leader 1927; NY Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1984)
Born in 1899
1899 Highlights

About September 9, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo