What Happened on August 8, 1900

Historical Events

  • 1st International Lawn Tennis Challenge (precursor to Davis Cup) begins at Longwood Cricket Club in Massachusetts, won 3-0 by US over British Isles

Famous Birthdays

  • Josephine Holt Bay, American 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange, born in Iowa (d. 1962)
Born in 1900
1900 Highlights

About August 8, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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