On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1900

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: Malcolm Whitman beats William Larned 6-4, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2 to win his third straight US singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Eileen Percy, Irish silent film actress (Let's Go), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1973)
1900 Highlights

About August 21, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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