November 30, 1900 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • A German engineer patents front-wheel drive for automobiles
  • The First Isthmian Canal Commission, appointed by the President having examined possible routes for a canal, issues its report favoring that through Nicaragua over the Panama route

Birthdays in History

  • Korneel Goossens, Flemish literature/art historian

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oscar Wilde, Irish playwright and novelist (Importance of Being Earnest), dies in Paris at 46

Writer and Poet Oscar Wilde
Writer and Poet
Oscar Wilde