What Happened on February 16, 1900

Historical Events

  • 1st Chinese daily newspaper in US publishes, Chung Sai Yat Po in San Francisco
  • Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Shamrocks beat Winnipeg Victorias, 5-4 to take challenge series, 3-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Hackett, American actor, playwright and screenwriter (It's A Wonderrful Life; The Diary of Anne Frank), born in Nutley, New Jersey (d. 1995)
  • Vincent Coleman, American actor (For the Freedom of Ireland, Salome), born in Louisiana (d. 1971)
Born in 1900

Famous Deaths

  • George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle

About February 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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