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Historical Events In 1900

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Dec 14   Quantum Mechanics: Max Planck presents a theoretical derivation of his black-body radiation law in the year 1900.  

Dec 15   Francesco Messina, sculptor on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslavia, composer/conductor in the year 1900.  

Dec 18   In the year 1900 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.  

Dec 20   In the year 1900 gabby Harnett, (NL MVP 1935)  

Dec 20   Giacobini discovers a comet (will be 1st comet visited by spacecraft) on this day in history.  

Dec 20   In the year 1900 giacobini discovers a comet which later will be visited bya spacecraft  

Dec 21   On this day in history gerhart Hauptmann's "Michael Kramer," premieres in Berlin  

Dec 21   In the year 1900 oda Schaefer, German author/poet (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only)  

Dec 22   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 24   In the year 1900 herman Heijermans' "Hope of Blessing" premieres in Amsterdam  

Dec 25   Arthur Schnitzlers "Leutnant Gustl" forbidden in Germany in the year 1900.  

Dec 25   On this day in history barton Maclane, Columbia SC, actor (Gen Peterson-I Dream of Jeannie)  

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

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

Dec 27   On this day in history william G Armstrong, of Cragside, Brit const (hydr crane), dies at 90  

Dec 29   General Viljoen surprise attack British garrison to Helvetia on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of xavier Cugat, Barcelona Spain, bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo)  

Jan 01   Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986) was born in the year 1900.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of maurice Jaubert, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71  

Feb 03   Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33 on this day in history.  

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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