Historical Events In 1900
Sunday, 09 August 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 in the year 1900.
Jul 31 On this day in history elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll)
Aug 01 In the year 1900 otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
Aug 02 Helen Morgan, [Riggins], US, singer/actress (Applause) on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
Aug 03 On this day in history firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.
Aug 04 In the year 1900 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 In the year 1900 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.
Aug 05 In the year 1900 bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher
Aug 05 In the year 1900 james Augustine Healy, black Roman Catholic bishop, dies at 80
Aug 06 Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Aug 07 Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike in the year 1900.
Aug 07 Taylor Caldwell, novelist in the year 1900.
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 Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange in the year 1900.
Aug 08 On this day in history 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) in the year 1900.
Aug 11 On this day in history alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
Aug 12 James E Keeler, US astronomer (rings of Saturn), dies at 42 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) in the year 1900.
Aug 15 Regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon in the year 1900.
Aug 16 Eca de Queiroz, writer, dies on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1900 quincy Howe, Boston Mass, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)
Aug 18 Walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood) on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1900 colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter)
Aug 19 Start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris on this day in history.
Aug 20 Edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break in the year 1900.