What Happened on October 10, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Foreign ministers in Peking begin their first serious negotiations over what conditions their nations will impose on the Chinese after putting down the Boxer uprising
  • In Manchuria, Russia captures the major city of Mukden, part of their own plan to take over the whole province

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Hayes, actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday), born in Washington, D.C.