On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Mosolov, composer (Zavod) [NS], born in Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Alexander Mosolov, Soviet composer, born in Kiev, Russian Empire (d. 1973) [NS}
  • Charles William Paddock, Texas, American athlete and 100m record breaker (Olympic-2 gold-1920) (d. 1943)
  • Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (d. 1994)
1900 Highlights

About August 11, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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