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Historical Events In 1900

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

May 08   250 grave robbers shot to death on this day in history.  

May 08   Galveston TX, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die in the year 1900.  

May 11   In the year 1900 james J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 23 for heavywgt boxing title  

May 12   Boer attack under Sarel Eloff, about 70 killed on this day in history.  

May 12   Helene Weigel, Austria/German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage) in the year 1900.  

May 12   In the year 1900 lord Roberts' troops occupies Crown city  

May 13   Jos Panhuysen, author (Pornographer) in the year 1900.  

May 14   Billie Dove, [Lilian Bohny], NYC, actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride) on this day in history.  

May 17   British troops relieve Mafeking (Cape Colony) in the year 1900.  

May 17   In the year 1900 mafeking in South Africa relieved  

May 17   Nicolai Berezowsky, composer in the year 1900.  

May 18   In the year 1900 britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga  

May 18   On this day in history sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)  

May 18   Tonga becomes a British protectorate on this day in history.  

May 19   Great Britain annexes Tonga archipelago on this day in history.  

May 20   2nd modern Olympic games opens in Paris (lasted 5 months) in the year 1900.  

May 20   2nd modern Olympic games opens in Paris France (lasted 5 months) in the year 1900.  

May 20   Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

May 21   Russia annexes Manchuria in the year 1900.  

May 22   In the year 1900 associated Press organizes in NYC as non-profit news cooperative  

May 22   Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on this day in history.  

May 23   Associated Press News Service forms in New York on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1900 associated Press News Service forms in NY  

May 24   34th Belmont: Nash Turner aboard Ildrim wins in 2:21ΒΌ in the year 1900.  

May 24   Australians cross Vaal River in South Africa in the year 1900.  

May 24   Britain annexes Orange Free State in the year 1900.  

May 25   On this day in history eyre M Shaw, 78, becomes oldest gold medalist in Olympics  

May 25   In the year 1900 eyre M Shaw, 78, becomes oldest gold medalist in the Olympics  

May 26   British troops under Ian Hamilton attack the Vaal in South Africa on this day in history.  

May 27   Lord Roberts' army fights the Vaal in S Africa in the year 1900.  

May 27   In the year 1900 lord Roberts' army fights the Vaal in South Africa  

May 28   On this day in history britain annexes Orange Free State (as Orange River Colony)  

May 28   Fire in Cincinnati nearly destroys Reds' grandstand in the year 1900.  

May 28   Owen Aisher, president (Marley) 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   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 in the year 1900.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of dorothy Arnzer, director  

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

Jan 04   James Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989) was born in the year 1900.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1900 death of david E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831)  

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

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