What Happened on August 8, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later

Famous Birthdays

  • Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange
  • Victor Young, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show, In Old California), born in Chicago, Illinois