On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Great Britain beats France in cricket in Olympic Games
  • Japan's primary school law is amended to provide for four years of mandatory schooling.

Famous Birthdays

  • Murt [Edward James] O'Donoghue, New Zealand snooker player (1st witnessed 147 break), born in Te Aroha, New Zealand (d. 1994)