On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1899

  • Sep 2 Ernest Renshaw, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1888), dies of effects of carbolic acid at 38
  • Sep 8 Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, Bohemian clarinetist, band leader, and composer, dies at 78
  • Sep 14 Henry Bliss is the 1st recorded death from an auto accident when he is hit by a taxicab in New York City
  • Sep 17 Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist and co-founder (Pillsbury Company), dies at 56
  • Sep 28 Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter (Become his fare), dies