Historical Events In 1900
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Jul 29 Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin
Jul 31 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll) on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
Aug 02 In the year 1900 helen Morgan, [Riggins], US, singer/actress (Applause)
Aug 03 In the year 1900 arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
Aug 03 On this day in history firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.
Aug 04 On this day in history arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66)
Aug 04 The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother in the year 1900.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1900 bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher
Aug 05 James Augustine Healy, black Roman Catholic bishop, dies at 80 in the year 1900.
Aug 06 Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1900 diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
Aug 07 In the year 1900 taylor Caldwell, novelist
Aug 08 On this day in history 1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later
Aug 08 In the year 1900 josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange
Aug 08 On this day in history 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 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on this day in history.
Aug 12 James E Keeler, US astronomer (rings of Saturn), dies at 42 on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1900 jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta, composer
Aug 14 In the year 1900 1st electric tram in Netherland (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)
Aug 14 On this day in history 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 in the year 1900.
Aug 15 On this day in history estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)
Aug 15 In the year 1900 regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon.
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 In the year 1900 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 In the year 1900 start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris
Aug 20 Edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break on this day in history.