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.