On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1900

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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.

British Businessman and Imperialist Politician Cecil Rhodes
British Businessman and Imperialist Politician
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? 120 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius