1899 in the United States

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1899 in the United States
Years: 1896 1897 189818991900 1901 1902

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1899 US $5 silver certificate
"The beautiful Indian maidens", promotional poster, ca. 1899

Events from the year 1899 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

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September[edit]

  • September 14 – Henry H. Bliss becomes the first motor vehicle accident fatality in the US. On disembarking from a streetcar in New York City, an electric-powered taxicab strikes and crushes him and he dies from his injuries next morning.

October[edit]

November[edit]

1899 snowstorm in Washington, DC

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • January 26 – Augustus Hill Garland, United States Senator from Arkansas from 1885 till 1889. (born 1832)
  • March 19 – Patrick Walsh, Ireland-born United States Senator from Georgia from 1894 till 1895. (born 1840)
  • April 10 – Horace Tabor, United States Senator from Colorado in 1883. (born 1830)
  • April 24 – Richard J. Oglesby, United States Senator from Illinois from 1873 till 1878. (born 1824)
  • July 18 – Horatio Alger, Jr., Unitarian minister and author (born 1832)
  • September 9 – James B. Eustis, United States Senator from Louisiana from 1876 till 1879 and from 1885 till 1891. (born 1834)
  • October 5 – James Harlan, United States Senator from Iowa from 1865 till 1866. (born 1820)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Information". The Major Taylor Society. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 

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