On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1900

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

James J. Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Andres Sas, Belgian Peruvian composer, born in Paris (d. 1967)
  • Leo Robin, American songwriter ("Thanks For The Memory"; "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)
1900 Highlights

About April 6, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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