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Historical Events In 1900

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Apr 15   International Exposition opens in Paris on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth)  

Apr 20   In the year 1900 fred Raymond, composer  

Apr 20   On this day in history mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies  

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   Ary Verhaar, composer in the year 1900.  

Apr 24   On this day in history george J D Campbell, Brit min of Indies (1868-74, 80-85), dies at 76  

Apr 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history aL opener in Cleve draws 6,500  

Apr 26   In the year 1900 charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale)  

Apr 26   On this day in history on a Farm in Ohio Charles Richter born, he developed the Richter scale for measuring earthquakes  

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

Apr 28   On this day in history bruno Apitz, writer  

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

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

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

May 02   George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

May 03   26th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Boland aboard Lieut Gibson wins in 2:06.25 on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1900 "The Billboard" began weekly publication  

May 05   In the year 1900 charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924)  

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

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

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   Edwin George Monk, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1900.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1900 vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71  

Feb 03   On this day in history ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33  

Feb 16   George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Clinton L. Merriam, American politician (b. 1824) died on this day in history.  

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