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Historical Events In 1900

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Apr 15   International Exposition opens in Paris in the year 1900.  

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

Apr 16   US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps in the year 1900.  

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

Apr 18   Louise Tazewell, [Louise Skiller Tazewell], entertainer on this day in history.  

Apr 19   4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4 in the year 1900.  

Apr 19   Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth) on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history fred Raymond, composer  

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   1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   In the year 1900 ary Verhaar, composer  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1900 passing of Andrew Halliday, cable car pioneer  

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   On this day in history hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat  

Apr 26   AL opener in Cleve draws 6,500 in the year 1900.  

Apr 26   Charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale) in the year 1900.  

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

Apr 27   Walter Lantz, animator (Woody Woodpecker's creator) on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1900 bruno Apitz, writer  

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   Premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield UT in the year 1900.  

May 01   In the year 1900 premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield, Utah  

May 02   George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell" premieres in London in the year 1900.  

May 02   On this day in history george Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell," premieres in London  

May 02   Helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny) in the year 1900.  

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

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

May 05   Charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924) in the year 1900.  

May 07   Bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur) on this day in history.  

May 07   Richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1900.  

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

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   Dorothy Arnzer, director was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 03   Maurice Jaubert, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history edwin George Monk, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 08   On this day in history billy Bates, cricketer (656 runs & 50 wkts in 15 Tests for Eng), dies  

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   Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33 in the year 1900.  

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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