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Historical Events In 1900

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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

May 08   In the year 1900 galveston TX, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die  

May 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1900 helene Weigel, Austria/German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage)  

May 12   Lord Roberts' troops occupies Crown city on this day in history.  

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

May 14   Billie Dove, [Lilian Bohny], NYC, actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride) in the year 1900.  

May 17   In the year 1900 british troops relieve Mafeking (Cape Colony)  

May 17   In the year 1900 mafeking in South Africa relieved  

May 17   Nicolai Berezowsky, composer on this day in history.  

May 18   Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga in the year 1900.  

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

May 18   Tonga becomes a British protectorate in the year 1900.  

May 19   In the year 1900 great Britain annexes Tonga archipelago  

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

May 20   2nd modern Olympic games opens in Paris France (lasted 5 months) on this day in history.  

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

May 21   Russia annexes Manchuria on this day in history.  

May 22   Associated Press organizes in NYC as non-profit news cooperative on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1900 edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player  

May 23   Associated Press News Service forms in New York in the year 1900.  

May 23   Associated Press News Service forms in NY in the year 1900.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1900 britain annexes Orange Free State  

May 25   Eyre M Shaw, 78, becomes oldest gold medalist in Olympics on this day in history.  

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   Britain annexes Orange Free State (as Orange River Colony) on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history fire in Cincinnati nearly destroys Reds' grandstand  

May 28   In the year 1900 owen Aisher, president (Marley)  

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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   Xavier Cugat, Barcelona Spain, bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history edwin George Monk, composer, dies at 80  

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

Jan 20   John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 in the year 1900.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of david E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831)  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   Clinton L. Merriam, American politician (b. 1824) died in the year 1900.  

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