On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1900

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Maurice Hackett, playwright/screenwriter
  • Vincent Coleman, American actor (For the Freedom of Ireland, Salome), born in Louisiana (d. 1971)

Famous Deaths

  • George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle
1900 Highlights

About February 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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