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Historical Events In 1900

Monday, 27 May 2019

Dec 14   Quantum Mechanics: Max Planck presents a theoretical derivation of his black-body radiation law on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Francesco Messina, sculptor in the year 1900.  

Dec 16   Boer army under gen Kritzinger take Cape colony on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers)  

Dec 17   1st prize of 100,00 francs offered for communications with extraterrestrials. Martians excluded-considered too easy in the year 1900.  

Dec 17   First prize of 100,000 francs offered for communications with extraterrestrials. Martians excluded-considered too easy in the year 1900.  

Dec 17   In the year 1900 lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor  

Dec 18   The Upper Ferntree Gully to Gembrook Narrow-gauge (2 ft 6 in or 762 mm) Railway (now the Puffing Billy Railway) in Victoria, Australia is opened for traffic in the year 1900.  

Dec 20   Gabby Harnett, (NL MVP 1935) in the year 1900.  

Dec 20   In the year 1900 giacobini discovers a comet (will be 1st comet visited by spacecraft)  

Dec 20   Giacobini discovers a comet which later will be visited bya spacecraft in the year 1900.  

Dec 21   Gerhart Hauptmann's "Michael Kramer," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.  

Dec 21   On this day in history oda Schaefer, German author/poet (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only)  

Dec 22   In the year 1900 a new 35-horsepower car built by Daimler from a design by Emil Jellinek was completed. The car was named for Jellinek's daughter, Mercedes.  

Dec 24   Herman Heijermans' "Hope of Blessing" premieres in Amsterdam in the year 1900.  

Dec 25   Arthur Schnitzlers "Leutnant Gustl" forbidden in Germany on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1900 barton Maclane, Columbia SC, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie)  

Dec 27   Carrie Nation's 1st public smashing of a bar (Carey Hotel, Wichita KS) on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Carrie Nation's first public smashing of a bar (Carey Hotel, Wichita KS) on this day in history.  

Dec 27   In the year 1900 william G Armstrong, of Cragside, Brit const (hydr crane), dies at 90  

Dec 29   On this day in history general Viljoen surprise attack British garrison to Helvetia  

Dec 29   Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist in the year 1900.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1900

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF) was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 01   William Haines, Staunton VA, actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney) was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 01   Xavier Cugat, Barcelona Spain, bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo) was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 01   Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1900 birth of dorothy Arnzer, director  

Jan 03   Maurice Jaubert, composer was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 04   In the year 1900 birth of james Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989)  

Jan 05   In the year 1900 birth of dennis Gabor, Hung/Brit physicist (holography-Nobel 1971) [or Jun 5]  

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 in the year 1900.  

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

Jan 22   David E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831) died in the year 1900.  

Jan 30   Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33  

Feb 16   On this day in history george Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle  

Feb 18   In the year 1900 death of clinton L. Merriam, American politician (b. 1824)  

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