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Famous People Born in 1899

The Question: I was wondering if you could send me - or refer me to - a thorough list of prominent Americans born in 1899. Those I'm aware of are Duke…

1000–1899 World History

1000–1099 (A.D.) World History 1100–1199 (A.D.) World History 1200–1299 (A.D.) World History 1300–1399 (A.D.) World History 1400–1499 (A.D.) World History 1500–1599 (A.D.)…

Fantastic Fables (1899 Edition)

by Ambrose Bierce Contents The Moral Principle and the Material Interest The Crimson Candle The Blotted Escutcheon and the Soiled Ermine The Ingenious Patriot Two Kings An Officer and a Thug…

Michael GRIFFIN, Congress, WI (1842-1899)

GRIFFIN, Michael, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in County Clare, Ireland, September 9, 1842; immigrated with his parents to Canada in 1847 and to Ohio in 1851; moved to Wisconsin in…

Jasper PACKARD, Congress, IN (1832-1899)

PACKARD, Jasper, a Representative from Indiana; born in Austintown, Mahoning County, Ohio, February 1, 1832; moved with his parents to Indiana in 1835; attended the public schools and was…

Patrick WALSH, Congress, GA (1840-1899)

Senate Years of Service: 1894-1895Party: DemocratWALSH, Patrick, a Senator from Georgia; born in Ballingarry, County Limerick, Ireland, January 1, 1840; immigrated to the United States in 1852…

Daniel ERMENTROUT, Congress, PA (1837-1899)

ERMENTROUT, Daniel, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Reading, Pa., January 24, 1837; attended the public and classical schools, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., and…

James KERRIGAN, Congress, NY (1828-1899)

KERRIGAN, James, a Representative from New York; born in New York City December 25, 1828; completed preparatory studies and attended Fordham College; served in Company D, First Regiment, New…

Spanish-American War (1898–1899)

War fires stoked by “jingo journalism” as American people support Cuban rebels against Spain. American business sees economic gain in Cuban trade and resources and American power zones in…

Dwight TOWNSEND, Congress, NY (1826-1899)

TOWNSEND, Dwight, a Representative from New York; born in New York City September 26, 1826; was educated at the grammar school of Columbia College, New York City; engaged in the sugar business…