On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1900

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)
1900 Highlights

About August 15, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo