On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1900

Historical Events

  • Gustave Charpentiers opera "Louise" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Asa Smith Bushnell III, American sports executive (Secretary US Olympic Committee 1945-65), born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1975)
  • Carroll Righter, American columnist and astrologer to the stars, born in Salem, New Jersey (d. 1988)
  • Willie Kamm, MLB third baseman (d. 1988)
1900 Highlights

About February 2, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius