Historical Events In 1900
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Jul 29 Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci in the year 1900.
Jul 31 Boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll)
Aug 01 Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26) on this day in history.
Aug 02 In the year 1900 helen Morgan, [Riggins], US, singer/actress (Applause)
Aug 03 On this day in history arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
Aug 03 Firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1900 arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66)
Aug 04 In the year 1900 the birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother
Aug 04 The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother2007 A UK-wide ban on movement of all livestock is in place after foot and mouth disease is found on the Surrey farm in the year 1900.
Aug 05 On this day in history bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher
Aug 05 James Augustine Healy, black Roman Catholic bishop, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Aug 06 Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Aug 07 Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on this day in history.
Aug 07 Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.
Aug 08 1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later in the year 1900.
Aug 08 Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange in the year 1900.
Aug 08 In the year 1900 nSW and Victorian Contingent departs Sydney for the Boxer Rebellion in China
Aug 10 On this day in history 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0)
Aug 10 Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924) in the year 1900.
Aug 11 On this day in history alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
Aug 12 James E Keeler, US astronomer (rings of Saturn), dies at 42 in the year 1900.
Aug 12 Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer in the year 1900.
Aug 14 In the year 1900 1st electric tram in Netherland (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)
Aug 14 In the year 1900 intl forces including US Marines enter Beijing to put down Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at ridding China of foreigners
Aug 14 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer on this day in history.
Aug 15 Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) on this day in history.
Aug 15 Regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon in the year 1900.
Aug 16 Eca de Queiroz, writer, dies on this day in history.
Aug 17 Quincy Howe, Boston Mass, newscaster (CBS Weekend News) on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood)
Aug 19 Colleen Moore, Port Huron MI, actress (Scarlet Letter) in the year 1900.
Aug 19 On this day in history start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris
Aug 20 On this day in history edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break