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Historical Events In 1900

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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

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

Apr 16   On this day in history 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   Louise Tazewell, [Louise Skiller Tazewell], entertainer in the year 1900.  

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 in the year 1900.  

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

Apr 21   Heinrich Vogl, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history 1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal)  

Apr 23   In the year 1900 ary Verhaar, composer  

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 in the year 1900.  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1900 hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat  

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

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

Apr 28   Bruno Apitz, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 30   165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match in the year 1900.  

Apr 30   On this day in history john Luther (Casey) Jones, dies in Cannonball Express train wreck  

May 01   On this day in history ignazio Silone, Italy, novelist/politician (Bread & Wine)  

May 01   Premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield UT on this day in history.  

May 01   Premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield, Utah on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

May 05   "The Billboard" began weekly publication on this day in history.  

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

May 07   Bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur) in the year 1900.  

May 07   On this day in history richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81  

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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 in the year 1900.  

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 in the year 1900.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986)  

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

Jan 03   Maurice Jaubert, composer was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 04   James Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   David E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831) died in the year 1900.  

Jan 30   In the year 1900 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   On this day in history george Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle  

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

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