Historical Events In 1900
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Jul 29 Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci in the year 1900.
Jul 31 In the year 1900 boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin
Jul 31 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll) in the year 1900.
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 On this day in history arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
Aug 03 In the year 1900 firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.
Aug 04 Arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66) in the year 1900.
Aug 04 The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother in the year 1900.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1900 taylor Caldwell, novelist
Aug 08 In the year 1900 1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later
Aug 08 On this day in history josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange
Aug 08 On this day in history nSW and Victorian Contingent departs Sydney for the Boxer Rebellion in China
Aug 10 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0) on this day in history.
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 James E Keeler, US astronomer (rings of Saturn), dies at 42 on this day in history.
Aug 12 Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer in the year 1900.
Aug 14 On this day in history 1st electric tram in Netherland (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)
Aug 14 Intl forces including US Marines enter Beijing to put down Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at ridding China of foreigners on this day in history.
Aug 14 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer in the year 1900.
Aug 15 Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1900.
Aug 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1900 start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris
Aug 20 In the year 1900 edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break