On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Birth of Quantum Physics: German Physicist Max Planck presents a theoretical derivation of his black-body radiation law
  • France and Italy sign a secret agreement by which Italy recognizes France's right to exploit Morocco in return for France's conceding her the same right in Tripoli

Famous Birthdays

  • Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, Bulgarian composer, born in Nikopol, Bulgaria (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Baptiste August Kessler, Dutch entrepreneur and director of oil on Dutch Indies, dies at 46