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

Federal Government

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

  • 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

November

1899 snowstorm in Washington, DC

December

Undated

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

See also

References

  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

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

External links

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