What Happened on April 23, 1900

Historical Events

  • 1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ary Verhaar, Dutch composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Harold French, British director and actor (The Cavalier of the Streets, Trio, Quartet), born in Lambeth, London (d. 1997)
  • Henry Barraud, French composer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1997)

Jim BottomleyJim Bottomley (1900-1959)

American Baseball HOF first baseman (MLB all-time single game RBI record [12] 1924; World Series 1926, 31; NL MVP & NL HR leader 1928; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Oglesby, Illinois

  • Joseph Green, Polish-American filmmaker, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1996)
Born in 1900
1900 Highlights

About April 23, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus