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Historical Events In 1900

Friday, 22 March 2019

Apr 15   On this day in history international Exposition opens in Paris  

Apr 16   On this day in history polly Adler, Russia, bordello proprieter/author (House is not a Home)  

Apr 16   In the year 1900 uS Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps  

Apr 17   7 high chiefs of American Samoa sign Instrument of Cession on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1900 louise Tazewell, [Louise Skiller Tazewell], entertainer  

Apr 19   4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth) in the year 1900.  

Apr 20   Fred Raymond, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Heinrich Vogl, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1900.  

Apr 23   In the year 1900 1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal)  

Apr 23   Ary Verhaar, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 24   George J D Campbell, Brit min of Indies (1868-74, 80-85), dies at 76 in the year 1900.  

Apr 24   Passing of Andrew Halliday, cable car pioneer on this day in history.  

Apr 25   At Israel's Port South Africa, the Canadians engage Boers in Battle of Israel's Port on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat on this day in history.  

Apr 26   AL opener in Cleve draws 6,500 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale) on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On a Farm in Ohio Charles Richter born, he developed the Richter scale for measuring earthquakes in the year 1900.  

Apr 27   On this day in history walter Lantz, animator (Woody Woodpecker's creator)  

Apr 28   Bruno Apitz, writer in the year 1900.  

Apr 30   165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match on this day in history.  

Apr 30   John Luther (Casey) Jones, dies in Cannonball Express train wreck on this day in history.  

May 01   Ignazio Silone, Italy, novelist/politician (Bread & Wine) on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield UT  

May 01   Premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield, Utah in the year 1900.  

May 02   In the year 1900 george Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell" premieres in London  

May 02   In the year 1900 george Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell," premieres in London  

May 02   In the year 1900 helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny)  

May 03   26th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Boland aboard Lieut Gibson wins in 2:06.25 in the year 1900.  

May 05   "The Billboard" began weekly publication in the year 1900.  

May 05   On this day in history charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924)  

May 07   In the year 1900 bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur)  

May 07   Richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Dorothy Arnzer, director was born in the year 1900.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of clinton L. Merriam, American politician (b. 1824)  

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