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Historical Events In 1900

Thursday, 09 April 2020

Apr 15   In the year 1900 international Exposition opens in Paris  

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

Apr 16   US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps on this day in history.  

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

Apr 18   Louise Tazewell, [Louise Skiller Tazewell], entertainer in the year 1900.  

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

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

Apr 23   Ary Verhaar, composer in the year 1900.  

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

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

Apr 25   In the year 1900 at Israel's Port South Africa, the Canadians engage Boers in Battle of Israel's Port.  

Apr 25   Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat in the year 1900.  

Apr 26   On this day in history aL opener in Cleve draws 6,500  

Apr 26   On this day in history charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale)  

Apr 26   In the year 1900 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) in the year 1900.  

Apr 28   On this day in history 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 in the year 1900.  

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 in the year 1900.  

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   Helen Morgan, singer/actress (Applause, Frankie & Johnny) on this day in history.  

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

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

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) in the year 1900.  

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   Hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1900 birth of william Haines, Staunton VA, actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of xavier Cugat, Barcelona Spain, bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo)  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   James Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Dennis Gabor, Hung/Brit physicist (holography-Nobel 1971) [or Jun 5] was born in the year 1900.  

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   In the year 1900 billy Bates, cricketer (656 runs & 50 wkts in 15 Tests for Eng), dies  

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 in the year 1900.  

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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