What Happened on February 15, 1900

Historical Events

Historic Siege

Boer War: Siege of Kimberley broken by British troops under Lieutenant-General John French after a 124 day siege. Kimberley defense led by Cecil Rhodes.

Famous Birthdays

  • George Earnshaw, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1929-30; Philadelphia Athletics), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1976)
1900 Highlights

About February 15, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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