On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1900

Historical Events

  • Gaetano Bresci, the assassin of King Umberto I of Italy, is tried and sentenced to life imprisonment; he will commit suicide in jail on 22 May 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building, Centre Pompidou), born in Altona, Hamburg, Germany (d. 1991)
1900 Highlights

About August 29, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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