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Historical Events In 1900

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jul 29   Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll) on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)  

Aug 02   On this day in history helen Morgan, [Riggins], US, singer/actress (Applause)  

Aug 03   In the year 1900 arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer  

Aug 03   On this day in history firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.  

Aug 04   On this day in history arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66)  

Aug 04   The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother on this day in history.  

Aug 04   The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother2007 A UK-wide ban on movement of all livestock is in place after foot and mouth disease is found on the Surrey farm in the year 1900.  

Aug 05   On this day in history bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher  

Aug 05   James Augustine Healy, black Roman Catholic bishop, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74 in the year 1900.  

Aug 07   On this day in history diamond workers in Amsterdam strike  

Aug 07   On this day in history taylor Caldwell, novelist  

Aug 08   1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1900 josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange  

Aug 08   In the year 1900 nSW and Victorian Contingent departs Sydney for the Boxer Rebellion in China  

Aug 10   In the year 1900 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0)  

Aug 10   Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924) on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1900 james E Keeler, US astronomer (rings of Saturn), dies at 42  

Aug 12   Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history 1st electric tram in Netherland (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)  

Aug 14   In the year 1900 intl forces including US Marines enter Beijing to put down Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at ridding China of foreigners  

Aug 14   In the year 1900 shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer  

Aug 15   In the year 1900 estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)  

Aug 15   On this day in history regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon.  

Aug 16   Eca de Queiroz, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Quincy Howe, Boston Mass, newscaster (CBS Weekend News) in the year 1900.  

Aug 18   In the year 1900 walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood)  

Aug 19   Colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter) on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1900 start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris  

Aug 20   Edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break in the year 1900.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1900

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF) was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 01   William Haines, Staunton VA, actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Xavier Cugat, Barcelona Spain, bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1900 birth of dorothy Arnzer, director  

Jan 03   Maurice Jaubert, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1900 birth of james Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989)  

Jan 05   Dennis Gabor, Hung/Brit physicist (holography-Nobel 1971) [or Jun 5] was born in the year 1900.  

Famous Deaths In 1900

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Edwin George Monk, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1900.  

Jan 08   Billy Bates, cricketer (656 runs & 50 wkts in 15 Tests for Eng), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 20   John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   David E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33 in the year 1900.  

Feb 16   George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Clinton L. Merriam, American politician (b. 1824) died on this day in history.  

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