On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Russian troops advance further unto Manchuria
  • The Boxer Rebellion: In China, the Empress, her family and court retainers flee while foreign troops move through Peking in an attempt to quell the rebellion

Famous Birthdays

  • Estelle Brody, American actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)