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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1860s  1870s  1880s  – 1890s –  1900s  1910s  1920s
Years: 1896 1897 189818991900 1901 1902
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1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar).

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Although this year is often held to be the last of the nineteenth century, 1900 is technically the last year according to the "traditional" reckoning.

Events of 1899

January–March

March 6: Aspirin.

April–June

July–September

Boer guerrillas during the Second Boer War

October–December

Undated

Births

1899 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1899
MDCCCXCIX
Ab urbe condita 2652
Armenian calendar 1348
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԸ
Bahá'í calendar 55 – 56
Bengali calendar 1306
Berber calendar 2849
Buddhist calendar 2443
Burmese calendar 1261
Byzantine calendar 7407 – 7408
Chinese calendar 戊戌年十一月二十日
(4535/4595-11-20)
— to —
己亥年十一月廿九日
(4536/4596-11-29)
Coptic calendar 1615 – 1616
Ethiopian calendar 1891 – 1892
Hebrew calendar 56595660
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1954 – 1955
 - Shaka Samvat 1821 – 1822
 - Kali Yuga 5000 – 5001
Holocene calendar 11899
Iranian calendar 1277 – 1278
Islamic calendar 1316 – 1317
Japanese calendar Meiji 32
(明治32年)
Korean calendar 4232
Thai solar calendar 2442

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Notes

  1. ^ "Calendar in year 1899 (Russia)" (Julian calendar, starting Tuesday), webpage: Julian-1899 (Russia used the Julian calendar until 1919).
  2. ^ Inventors: Paperclip
  3. ^ Island at the End of the World By Steven R. Fischer p. 153

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This page is a placeholder for a page about the year 1899. The Wikiquote community has not yet come to a consensus on what this page, and calendar-year pages generally, ought to say. Please discuss any suggestions for the contents of year pages at the Village pump. In the meantime, Wikipedia's 1899 article offers a list of noteworthy events of this year.







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