1899 in the United States

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"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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April[edit]

May[edit]

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-nineteenth century and the early-twentieth century, as enunciated in Secretary of State John Hay's Open Door Note,
  • September 14 – Henry H. Bliss becomes the first person to be killed by a motor vehicle in the United States. Upon disembarking from a streetcar in New York City, an electric-powered taxicab strikes and crushes him and he dies from his injuries the following 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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