On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1900

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

John T. Scopes, American teacher convicted for teaching evolution (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), born in Paducah, Kentucky (d. 1970)


1900 Highlights

About August 3, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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