On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1899

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French Capt Alfred Dreyfus sentenced on unjust grounds

Jewish Artillery Officer Alfred Dreyfus
Jewish Artillery Officer
Alfred Dreyfus

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Cheslock, British-born American violinist, composer and educator of Polish heritage (Peabody Institute, 1916-76), born in London (d. 1981)
  • Neil Hamilton, American actor (The White Rose, When Strangers Marry, Batman), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 1984)
  • Waite Hoyt, American baseball player (d. 1984)
1899 Highlights

About September 9, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo