On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1900

Historical Events

Historic Publication

The 1st Michelin Guide is published by the brothers Édouard and André Michelin as a hotel and restaurant reference guide to encourage more road travel and thus boost tire sales (exact date beyond Aug 1900 unknown) [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Otto Nothling, Australian rugby union player and cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26), born in Witta, Queensland, Australia (d. 1965)
1900 Highlights

About August 1, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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