What Happened on June 6, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Boxers cut off all railroad links between Peking and Tientsin, main port city of Peking
  • US Congress pass an act authorizing a civil code and government for the territory of Alaska after gold discoveries bring lawlessness and disorder to the area

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Askey, actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train), born in Liverpool, England
  • Manfred Sakel, Polish psychiatrist (d. 1957)