Historical Events on May 31st, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British troops under Lord Roberts occupy Johannesburg
  • Piet de Law captures Lt Col BE Spragges, 13th Battalion Irish Imperial Yeomanry
  • Tom Hayward scores 1,000th cricket run of season (sets record 1074)
  • US troops arrive in Beijing, help put down Boxer Rebellion