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Historical Events In 1900

Wednesday, 23 January 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   Victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers) in the year 1900.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history gabby Harnett, (NL MVP 1935)  

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

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

Dec 21   In the year 1900 gerhart Hauptmann's "Michael Kramer," premieres in Berlin  

Dec 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1900.  

Dec 24   Herman Heijermans' "Hope of Blessing" premieres in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1900 arthur Schnitzlers "Leutnant Gustl" forbidden in Germany  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1900.  

Famous Deaths In 1900

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1900 edwin George Monk, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 08   In the year 1900 billy Bates, cricketer (656 runs & 50 wkts in 15 Tests for Eng), dies  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1900 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   On this day in history death of clinton L. Merriam, American politician (b. 1824)  

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