On This Day

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 Bottomley, American baseball player, born in Oglesby, Illinois (d. 1959)
  • Joseph Green, Polish-American filmmaker, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1996)
1900 Highlights

About April 23, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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