On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Porritt, New Zealand 100m sprinter (Olympic bronze 1924)

Famous Deaths

Thomas Elkins

Thomas Elkins, African American abolitionist and inventor who held patents for a type of furniture called the chamber commode and the Refrigerating Apparatus, dies at around 82 [1]

1900 Highlights

About August 10, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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