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Historical Events In 1900

Friday, 17 January 2020

Oct 20   Charles Dudley Warner, US writer (As We Go), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1900 heinrich Himmler, head of Gestapo [see oct 7]  

Oct 22   In the year 1900 edward R Stettinius, US, foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat  

Oct 23   On this day in history douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)  

Oct 24   In the year 1900 elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages  

Oct 24   In the year 1900 general Redvers Buller returns to England  

Oct 25   In the year 1900 england annexes Transvaal  

Oct 26   On this day in history after 4 years of work, 1st section of NY subway opens  

Oct 26   Ibrahim Abbud, general/premier Sudan (1958-64) on this day in history.  

Oct 28   After over 5 months 2nd Olympic games in Paris France, close on this day in history.  

Oct 28   On this day in history after over 5 months the Paris Olympic games close  

Oct 30   On this day in history 1st-ever US auto show opens in Madison Square Garden in NYC  

Oct 30   In the year 1900 augustin Lara, composer  

Oct 31   In the year 1900 aL pres Ban Johnson writes to NL pres Nick Young seeking peace  

Oct 31   Carl Hubbard, Missouri, baseball & football Hall of Famer on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history 1st US automobile show opens at Madison Square Garden (NYC)  

Nov 03   On this day in history first national automobile show opens at Madison Square Garden (NYC)  

Nov 03   On this day in history roger Blunt, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in 9 Tests 1930-32)  

Nov 04   Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars) in the year 1900.  

Nov 06   Battle at Bothaville: gen-mjr Charles Knox beats Boers on this day in history.  

Nov 06   President William McKinley (R) re-elected, beating William Jennings Bryan in the year 1900.  

Nov 06   In the year 1900 pWJ Le Gallais, British lt-colonel, dies in battle at Bothaville  

Nov 07   Battle of Leliefontein, a battle during which the Royal Canadian Dragoons win three Victoria Crosses in the year 1900.  

Nov 07   Efrem Kurtz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54) on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Lt. Hampden Z.C. Cockburn (Royal Cdn. Dragoons) wins the Victoria Cross at Leliefontein South Africa on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1900 lt. Richard E.W. Turner (Royal Cdn. Dragoons) wins the Victoria Cross at Leliefontein South Africa  

Nov 07   On this day in history sgt. Edward J. G. Holland (Royal Cdn. Dragoons) wins the Victoria Cross at Leliefontein South Africa  

Nov 08   Georges Lonque, composer in the year 1900.  

Nov 08   The birth of Margaret Mitchell, American author in the year 1900.  

Nov 08   On this day in history theodore Dreiser's novel "Sister Carrie" is published  

Nov 09   In the year 1900 kathy Negrin  

Nov 11   Helena Konopacka, Poland, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1928) on this day in history.  

Nov 12   World's Fair in Paris opens (50 million visitors) in the year 1900.  

Nov 13   On this day in history baltimore Orioles (now NY Yankees) enter baseball's American League  

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Famous Birthdays In 1900

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1900 birth of hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF)  

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   On this day in history birth of chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986)  

Jan 03   Dorothy Arnzer, director was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1900 birth of maurice Jaubert, composer  

Jan 04   James Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989) was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 05   Dennis Gabor, Hung/Brit physicist (holography-Nobel 1971) [or Jun 5] was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1900

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Edwin George Monk, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1900 john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81  

Jan 22   In the year 1900 death of david E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831)  

Jan 30   Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71 in the year 1900.  

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 in the year 1900.  

Feb 18   Clinton L. Merriam, American politician (b. 1824) died in the year 1900.  

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