What Happened on August 3, 1900

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Firestone Tire and Rubber Company founded

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Struycken, Dutch lawyer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • Ernie Pyle, American journalist and war correspondent during WW II (Pulitzer Prize, 1944), born in Dana, Indiana (d. 1945)

John T. Scopes (1900-1970)

American teacher convicted for teaching evolution (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), born in Paducah, Kentucky

Born in 1900
1900 Highlights

About August 3, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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