What Happened on December 24, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Foreign powers present the Chinese Empress with their list of 'irrevocable conditions' before their nations will withdraw troops from China
  • Herman Heijermans' "Hope of Blessing" premieres in Amsterdam
  • The French Chamber of Deputies and Senate pass a bill calling for an end to agitation or prosecutions against those involved in the Dreyfus affair, which has divided France since 1894

Famous Birthdays

  • Joey Smallwood, Canadian politician, Premier of Newfoundland (d. 1991)