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/Poet Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde