On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • James Augustine Healy, African American Roman Catholic bishop, dies at 80
1900 Highlights

About August 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo