On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Raymond, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1954)
  • Kees Verwey, Dutch painter and cartoonist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Falguière, French sculptor and painter, dies at 68
  • Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies
1900 Highlights

About April 20, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus