On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday

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)