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Historical Events In 1900

Sunday, 31 May 2020

May 07   Bauke Tuinstra, Dutch/Frisian notary/author (Earste Keur) on this day in history.  

May 07   Richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1900.  

May 08   250 grave robbers shot to death in the year 1900.  

May 08   On this day in history galveston TX, hit by hurricane; about 6,000 die  

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

May 12   On this day in history boer attack under Sarel Eloff, about 70 killed  

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   In the year 1900 jos Panhuysen, author (Pornographer)  

May 14   In the year 1900 billie Dove, [Lilian Bohny], NYC, actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride)  

May 17   On this day in history british troops relieve Mafeking (Cape Colony)  

May 17   Mafeking in South Africa relieved in the year 1900.  

May 17   In the year 1900 nicolai Berezowsky, composer  

May 18   Britain proclaims protectorate over kingdom of Tonga on this day in history.  

May 18   Sarah Miriam Peale, US, portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

May 20   Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1900.  

May 21   On this day in history russia annexes Manchuria  

May 22   On this day in history associated Press organizes in NYC as non-profit news cooperative  

May 22   Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player in the year 1900.  

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

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

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

May 24   On this day in history australians cross Vaal River in South Africa  

May 24   Britain annexes Orange Free State on this day in history.  

May 25   Eyre M Shaw, 78, becomes oldest gold medalist in Olympics in the year 1900.  

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

May 26   In the year 1900 british troops under Ian Hamilton attack the Vaal in South Africa  

May 27   On this day in history lord Roberts' army fights the Vaal in S Africa  

May 27   On this day in history 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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1900

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1900 birth of hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF)  

Jan 01   William Haines, Staunton VA, actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney) was born in the year 1900.  

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

Jan 01   Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Dorothy Arnzer, director was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989)  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1900 john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81  

Jan 22   David E. Hughes, American musician (b. 1831) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33  

Feb 16   In the year 1900 george Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle  

Feb 18   Clinton L. Merriam, American politician (b. 1824) died in the year 1900.  

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