Historical Events In 1900
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Jul 31 In the year 1900 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) in the year 1900.
Aug 03 In the year 1900 arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
Aug 03 Firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded in the year 1900.
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 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 07 Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike in the year 1900.
Aug 07 On this day in history taylor Caldwell, novelist
Aug 08 On this day in history 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 Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange in the year 1900.
Aug 08 In the year 1900 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) in the year 1900.
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 in the year 1900.
Aug 12 On this day in history jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer
Aug 14 1st electric tram in Netherland (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht) on this day in history.
Aug 14 Intl forces including US Marines enter Beijing to put down Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at ridding China of foreigners in the year 1900.
Aug 14 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer on this day in history.
Aug 15 Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1900 eca de Queiroz, writer, dies
Aug 17 On this day in history quincy Howe, Boston Mass, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)
Aug 18 On this day in history 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 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.
Aug 20 Great Britain beats France in cricket in Olympic Games in the year 1900.
Aug 21 Allied forces overun Peking's inner city on this day in history.