What Happened on August 5, 1900

Historical Events

  • In Russia, anti-Jewish riots spread from Odessa into other parts of the country

Famous Birthdays

  • Bodi Rapp [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano and teacher
Born in 1900

Famous Deaths

  • James Augustine Healy, 1st African American Roman Catholic bishop (Diocese of Portland), dies at 80
1900 Highlights

About August 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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