On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1900

Historical Events


Music releaseTheater Premiere

Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Michael Kramer" premieres in Berlin

Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann

Famous Birthdays

  • Oda Schaefer, German writer & journalist (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only), born in Wilmersdorf, Berlin
  • Vsevolod Vishnevsky, Russian playwright and journalist, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1951)

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847)
1900 Highlights

About December 21, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius