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In the year 1899

587 Notable birthdays

Ernest Hemingway

American author and journalist (1899-1961).

Born July 21st, 1899 in Oak Park. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1961 at 61 years old in Ketchum (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Alfred Hitchcock

English filmmaker (1899–1980).

Born August 13th, 1899 in Leytonstone. [ref]

Died April 29th, 1980 at 80 years old in Bel Air (kidney failure). [ref]

Humphrey Bogart

American actor (1899-1957).

Born December 25th, 1899 in New York City. [ref]

Died January 14th, 1957 at 57 years old in Los Angeles (esophageal cancer). [ref]

Fred Astaire

American actor, dancer, singer (1899–1987).

Born May 10th, 1899 in Omaha. [ref]

Died June 22nd, 1987 at 88 years old in Los Angeles (pneumonia). [ref]

Lavrentiy Beria

Georgian soviet politician and nkvd police chief (1899-1953).

Born March 29th, 1899 in Merkheuli. [ref]

Died December 23rd, 1953 at 54 years old in Moscow (ballistic trauma).

Duke Ellington

American jazz musician, composer and band leader (1899-1974).

Born April 29th, 1899 in Washington, D.C.. [ref]

Died May 24th, 1974 at 75 years old in New York City (lung cancer). [ref]

P. L. Travers

Australian-british novelist, actress and journalist (1899-1996).

Born August 9th, 1899 in Maryborough.

Died April 23rd, 1996 at 96 years old in London (epilepsy).

Udham Singh

Indian revolutionary (1899-1940).

Born December 26th, 1899 in Sunam.

Died July 31st, 1940 at 40 years old in HM Prison Pentonville (hanging).

James Cagney

American actor and dancer (1899–1986).

Born July 17th, 1899 in New York City. [ref]

Died March 30th, 1986 at 86 years old in Stanford (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Vladimir Nabokov

Russian-american novelist, lepidopterist, professor.

Born April 22nd, 1899 in Saint Petersburg. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1977 at 78 years old in Montreux (disease). [ref]

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