On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1900

Historical Events

  • 4th Boston Marathon won by Canadian Jim Caffrey in race record 2:39:44.4
  • US Post Office issues 1st books of postage stamps

Famous Birthdays

  • Polly Adler, Russian bordello proprieter and author (House is not a Home), born in Yanow, Russia (d. 1962)
1900 Highlights

About April 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries