Historical Events In 1900
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Apr 15 In the year 1900 international Exposition opens in Paris
Apr 16 In the year 1900 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 In the year 1900 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 In the year 1900 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1900.
Apr 25 Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, diplomat on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 27 Walter Lantz, animator (Woody Woodpecker's creator) in the year 1900.
Apr 28 In the year 1900 bruno Apitz, writer
Apr 30 In the year 1900 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 In the year 1900 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 George Bernard Shaws "You Never Can Tell" premieres in London on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 26th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Boland aboard Lieut Gibson wins in 2:06.25
May 05 In the year 1900 "The Billboard" began weekly publication
May 05 Charles Jewtraw, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1924) on this day in history.
May 07 Bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur) on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81