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  1899 Wedding Gown
An 1899 woman of fashion forced her body into a swan or "S" shape.
By 1899 Carlotta may have finally adjusted to the sudden change in fashion that had occurred two years earlier.
In 1899 a stylish bodice had a wide yoke and sleeve caps that created a broad-shouldered effect.
www.wisconsinhistory.org /patterns/1899weddinginfo.html   (697 words)

  
 PBS - Harriman: The 1899 Expedition
The 1899 expedition was the largest and most famous the world had ever seen.
Native American artifacts are now protected by law, and, in fact, some items taken in the late 19th and early 20th century have been returned to the tribes that once owned and produced these objects.
Revisiting these events reminds us that the Harriman Expedition of 1899 was of its era, an expedition launched at the end of the 19th century to investigate a little-known region of North America.
www.pbs.org /harriman/1899/1899.html   (0 words)

  
 Nietzsche Chronicle: 1899
August 31: Seidl, having nothing better to do than to correct the supposed mistakes of Kögel, resigns, and is replaced by Dr. Ernst Horneffer, who is later joined by his brother August Horneffer.
Köselitz agrees to rejoin the archive editorial staff in October 1899 to work on the correspondence volumes.
Janz suggests that she was able to pull Köselitz in by offering to suppress passages in FN's notes and letters in which he referred to Köselitz in less than complimentary terms.
www.dartmouth.edu /~fnchron/1899.html   (0 words)

  
  USA-Presidents.Info - William McKinley Third State of the Union Address
Following the termination on January 20, 1899, by Mexico of the convention of extradition of December 11, 1861, a new treaty more in accordance with the ascertained needs of both countries was signed February 22, 1899, and exchanged in the City of Mexico on the 22d of April last.
To promote the disarmament of the Cuban volunteer army, and in the interest of public peace and the welfare of the people, the sum Of $75 was paid to each Cuban soldier borne upon the authenticated rolls, on condition that he should deposit his arms with the authorities designated by the United States.
By the act of March 2, 1899, Congress gave authority to increase the Regular Army to a maximum not exceeding 65,000 enlisted men, and to enlist a force of 5,000 volunteers, to be recruited from the country at large.
www.usa-presidents.info /union/mckinley-3.html   (16601 words)

  
  1899 Atlantic hurricane season - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1899 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, 1899, and lasted until November 30, 1899.
The 1899 season was average, with 9 tropical storms, of which 5 became hurricanes.
The next storm, known as Hurricane San Ciriaco, formed on August 3 half-way between Africa and South America in the Atlantic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1899_Atlantic_hurricane_season   (500 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: 1899 to 1999 -- Documenting the American Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The largest cities in the United States in 1899 were New York, with 3.4 million people; Chicago, with 1.6 million; Philadelphia with 1.2 million; St. Louis with 575,000 and Boston with 560,000.
In 1899, Los Angeles was the 36th largest city in the United States with a population of 102,000.
Typical 1899 artillery rounds could travel about 3.2 miles and but were accurate at only half that range.
www.dod.gov /news/Dec1999/n12291999_9912293.html   (768 words)

  
 USA Philippines War 1899-1902
Philippine-American War 1899-1902 (1906) a war between the United States and Filipino revolutionaries from 1899 to 1902; the insurrection may be seen as a continuation of the Philippine Revolution against Spanish rule.
Throughout the spring of 1899, American troops pushed north into the central Luzon Plain, and by the end of that year the Filipino general Emilio Aguinaldo retreated into the inaccessible northern mountains.
Although the ports of Iloilo on Panay and Cebu on Cebu were captured in February 1899, and Tagbilaran, capital of Bohol, in March, guerrilla resistance continued in the mountainous interiors of these islands.
www.onwar.com /aced/data/papa/philippines1899.htm   (914 words)

  
 1899
In 1899, ailing playwright Anton Chekhov finds love in the arms of his leading actress, Olga Knipper, in the Autumn years of his short life.
Fought between 1899 and 1902, it was a major turning point between the 19th and the 20th centuries.
The Coronation of Duke Ellington (1899 and 1974)
www.suite101.com /reference/1899   (459 words)

  
 Search Results for "1899"
1899, Feb Italy demanded a port and concession in Zhejiang, which China rejected with a show of force and vigorous efforts to strengthen imperial defenses.
The first Canadian contingent was sent to South Africa; a second was sent in 1900.
1899 Forced by the costs of independent administration (state expenditure rose from 20 million leva in 1880 to 181 million leva in 1911), the government secured a...
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=1899   (271 words)

  
 1899 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar).
March 8 - Frankfurter Fußball-Club Victoria von 1899, prequel for Eintracht Frankfurt is founded
March 20 - At Sing Sing, Martha M. Place becomes the first woman executed in an electric chair.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1899   (1635 words)

  
 Changing Shape of Ontario: Early Districts and Counties
Unlike the earlier districts, it did not have a centralized government and existed only for the delivery of administrative and judicial services.
The creation of new counties and townships within them was completed by 1899.
Click here for a table listing the Pre-1850 districts, their years of creation, and the counties that existed within each one.
www.archives.gov.on.ca /english/exhibits/maps/districts.htm   (0 words)

  
 International Humanitarian Law - Hague Convention II 1899
One of the purposes for which the First Hague Peace Conference of 1899 was convened was "the revision of the declaration concerning the laws and customs of war elaborated in 1874 by the Conference of Brussels, and not yet ratified" (Russian circular note of 30 December 1898).
The Conference of 1899 succeeded in adopting a Convention on land warfare to which Regulations are annexed.
The provisions of the two Conventions on land warfare, like most of the substantive provisions of the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, are considered as embodying rules of customary international law.
www.icrc.org /ihl.nsf/73cb71d18dc4372741256739003e6372/cd0f6c83f96fb459c12563cd002d66a1?OpenDocument   (395 words)

  
 1899 Wright Kite
The 1899 Wright Kite is a fairly simple project to make, if you'd like to build one.
It's also an excellent project for young people, if you happen to have a class or a group of kids who are interested in aviation.
This is widely considered to be their most important contribution to aviation, and it was the culmination of the experiments they began in 1899 with this kite.
www.first-to-fly.com /Adventure/Workshop/1899_wright_kite.htm   (795 words)

  
 Herald of Truth Obituary - March 1899
Smith, died on the 7th of February, 1899, from a complication of diseases of the brain and blood poisoning.
He had outlived the time allotted unto man, and could say with David he had "strength, labor and sorrow." He had been afflicted with palsy for a number of years and had become almost as helpless as a child, until a few days before his death, he was taken with la grippa, and never recovered.
On the 24th of February 1899, after about two weeks of illness and after giving many loving instructions to her children she said, "I must go, I am but a stranger here, lay me down," and as they laid her down she calmly breathed her last as if going to sleep.
www.mcusa-archives.org /MennObits/1899/mar1899.html   (6134 words)

  
 1899.com; UK's cheapest telecom provider!
Before each call 1899 will inform you of the call charges per minute for the destination you are calling.
Simply dial 1899 before all your calls and you will benefit from our extremely low rates.
1899 calls are subject to a 3p connection fee.
www.1899.com /rates.php   (94 words)

  
 1899 Wright Kite
Wilbur sketched this picture of his 1899 kite, showing how it was controlled.
The 1899 Wright Kite is a fairly simple project to make, if you'd like to build one.
This is widely considered to be their most important contribution to aviation, and it was the culmination of the experiments they began in 1899 with this kite.
www.wright-brothers.org /Adventure/Workshop/1899_wright_kite.htm   (795 words)

  
 The History Guy: Wars of 1899
On November 24, 1899, Khalifa Abdullah and the remainder of his army were wiped out and the Sudan fell under Anglo-Egyptian rule.
On March 15, 1899, warships of the American and British Navies bombarded the Samoan city of Apia to intimidate the reigning Samoan king, who was allied with the Germans.
Begins October 18, 1899 with an uprising in the north-eastern Santander region in response to government imposition of martial law throughout the nation.
www.historyguy.com /wars_of_1899.html   (1115 words)

  
 Cove, Union County, Oregon Births
Judd was in attendance in the circuit court as a juror, but Judge EAKIN excused him, and he returned home Tuesday through a blizzard in response to a telephone message.
Born March 13, 1899 to the wife of Robert JOHNSON, residing near the Normal College, Cove, Oregon, a son.
Born-- On Saturday, September 2, 1899 to the wife of Mel PUGH near Cove, a daughter.
www.usgennet.org /usa/or/county/union1/covebirths.htm   (494 words)

  
 Modern History Sourcebook: American Anti-Imperialist League 1899
The Filipinos revolted against American rule in February, 1899, and were suppressed in 1902 after a bloody, ruthless guerrilla war.
That of 1899 is to destroy its fundamental principles and noblest ideals.
Whether the ruthless slaughter of the Filipinos shall end next month or next year is but an incident in a contest that must go on until the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States are rescued from the hands of their betrayers.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1899antiimp.html   (902 words)

  
 The 1899 Cleveland Spiders
The poor unfortunate assigned to manage the 1899 Cleveland Spiders was a Toledo resident.
The Spiders of 1899 started poorly, finished poorly, and were absolutely awful in between.
On July 15, 1899, the Spiders accomplished the rare feat of playing a doubleheader against the Orioles without scoring a run, losing 10-0 and 5-0.
www.wcnet.org /~dlfleitz/cleve.htm   (1895 words)

  
 Winter of 1899-1900 in Southeast Lower Michigan
In spite of being chilly, Christmas Eve into Christmas Day in 1899 were, for the most part, cloudy non-eventful days, meteorologically speaking, with no big storms in sight.
The most obvious trend the last week of 1899 (see Chart-1) was the turn toward colder conditions, but with negligible precipitation (traces of snow).
As the week drew to a close, lows were generally in the single digits with an actual "goose-egg" /0F/, reported on the morning of the 30th.
www.crh.noaa.gov /dtx/1899.php   (1754 words)

  
 The Wright Brothers | 1899 Wright Kite
The Wrights combined their wing-warping control concept and the structural design of the Chanute-Herring glider in their first aircraft, a biplane kite with a 5-foot wingspan, built in July 1899.
The development of wing-warping and the design of the 1899 kite illustrate how adept both Wilbur and Orville were at moving back and forth between the abstract and the concrete.
They had a great capacity for creating conceptual models of a solution to a problem that could then be transformed into practical hardware.
www.nasm.si.edu /wrightbrothers/fly/1899/kite.cfm   (239 words)

  
 RFC 1899 (rfc1899) - Request for Comments Summary RFC Numbers 1800-1899
RFC 1899 - Request for Comments Summary RFC Numbers 1800-1899
Network Working Group J. Elliott Request for Comments: 1899 ISI Category: Informational January 1997 Request for Comments Summary RFC Numbers 1800-1899 Status of This Memo This RFC is a slightly annotated list of the 100 RFCs from RFC 1800 through RFCs 1899.
RFC Author Date Title --- ------ ---- ----- 1899 Elliott Jan 97 Requests For Comments Summary This memo.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1899.html   (4594 words)

  
 Hague Conventions (1899 and 1907) Summary
Although the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907 stipulated that warring countries would "abstain from all projectiles whose sole object is the diffusions of asphyxiating or deleterious gases," German scientists developed poison gases and used them by 1915.
The Hague Conventions were international treaties negotiated at the First and Second Peace Conferences at The Hague, Netherlands in 1899 and 1907, respectively, and were, along with the Geneva Conventions, among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in the nascent body of international law.
Signed on July 29, 1899 and entering into force on September 4, 1900, the Hague Convention of 1899 consisted of four main sections and three additional declarations (the final main section is for some reason identical to the first additional declaration):
www.bookrags.com /Hague_Conventions_(1899_and_1907)   (2103 words)

  
 Today in History: March 28
1899: Brewing magnate August Anheuser Busch, Jr., was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
was born March 28, 1899, in St. Louis, Missouri.
A search on baseball in Spalding Base Ball Guides, 1889-1939 yields both the official base ball guides and the official indoor base ball guides as well as their constitutions for the above years.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/mar28.html   (481 words)

  
 1899 Encyclopedia Article @ WorthAClick.com (Worth a Click)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about 1899.
One of Wolk's bills in particular, AB 1899, was vehemently opposed by the construction industry.
"1899" results in these other popular encyclopedia sites:
www.worthaclick.com /encyclopedia/1899   (1688 words)

  
 1899 Boston Beaneaters Roster by Baseball Almanac
The 1899 Boston Beaneaters team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1899 season.
It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season.
The 1899 Boston Beaneaters played 152 games during the regular season, won 95 games, lost 57 games, and finished in second position.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1899&t=BS3   (383 words)

  
 The Philippine-American War (1899-1902) from Filipino-Americans.com
On February 6, 1899, the U.S. Senate, by a vote of 57 to 27, ratified the Treaty of Paris.
On February 14, 1899, the town of Santa Barbara was captured by the Americans.
By the closing months of 1899, the army of the Philippine Republic was no longer a regular fighting force, and on November 12, 1899, the army was dissolved by Aguinaldo.
www.filipino-americans.com /filamwar.html   (7214 words)

  
 Science/AAAS | Science Magazine: Previous Issues: 1899
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