1899 in the United States

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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]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

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June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 6 – Open Door Policy is a term in foreign affairs initially used to refer to the United States policy established in the late 19th century and the early 20th century, as enunciated in Secretary of State John Hay's Open Door Note,
  • 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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Information". The Major Taylor Society. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Milestones of the U.S. Archival Profession and the National Archives, 1800-2011". U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 

Further reading[edit]

  • "Domestic Chronology", Statistician and Economist, San Francisco: Louis P. McCarty, 1905, pp. 227–347 – via HathiTrust . (Covers events May 1898-June 1905)

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