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Historical Events In 1900

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

Dec 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 20   On this day in history 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   Gerhart Hauptmann's "Michael Kramer," premieres in Berlin in the year 1900.  

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 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   In the year 1900 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) in the year 1900.  

Dec 27   William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Brit const (hydr crane), dies at 90 in the year 1900.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of william Haines, Staunton VA, actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney)  

Jan 01   In the year 1900 birth of xavier Cugat, Barcelona Spain, bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo)  

Jan 01   In the year 1900 birth of chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of dorothy Arnzer, director  

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   On this day in history billy Bates, cricketer (656 runs & 50 wkts in 15 Tests for Eng), dies  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   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   George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle in the year 1900.  

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

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