What Happened on November 30, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A German engineer patents front-wheel drive for automobiles
  • The First Isthmian Canal Commission, appointed by the President having examined possible routes for a canal, issues its report favoring that through Nicaragua over the Panama route

Famous Birthdays

  • Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oscar Wilde, Irish playwright and novelist (Importance of Being Earnest), dies in Paris at 46

Writer/Poet Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde