What Happened on October 9, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 8.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Cape Yakataga, Alaska

Famous Birthdays

  • Alastair Sim, Edinburgh Scot, actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright)
  • Silvio Cator, Haiti, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1928)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer, dies at 57