January 1, 1900 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st date in John dos Passos' USA trilogy (The 42nd Parallel)
  • British protectorates of Northern and Southern Nigeria are established
  • Compulsory education in Netherlands goes into effect

Birthdays in History

  • Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (d. 1986)
  • Hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF)