On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1899

Historical Events

Historic Event

French Capt 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 actor (The White Rose, When Strangers Marry, Batman), 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)
1899 Highlights

About September 9, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo