What Happened on November 8, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Beatty takes part in the successful relief of the naval brigade and is promoted to captain

British Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty
British Admiral of the Fleet
David Beatty
  • Theodore Dreiser's novel "Sister Carrie" is published

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, K├╝ssnacht, Swiss Botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology
  • Georges Lonque, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Margaret Mitchell, author (Gone With the Wind), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1949)

  • Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer