What Happened on June 26, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dr Walter Reed begins research that beats Yellow Fever
  • Japan mobilizes 20,000 troops to help put down the Boxer uprising in China and to advance their long-term interest in gaining land and power in mainland Asia
  • The Russian Tsar orders that Russian must be the official language of Finland, despite growing unrest within Finland and increasing international concern over Russia's behavior there

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph E A "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter