On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1900

Historical Events

  • Start of first and only Olympic cricket match in Paris; GB beats France by 158 runs

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer, dies at 67
1900 Highlights

About August 19, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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