What Happened on February 3, 1900

Historical Events

  • Gubernatorial candidate William Goebel is assassinated in Frankfort, Kentucky
  • Rival forces fight for control of the Union Park ball grounds in Baltimore

Famous Birthdays

  • Mabel Mercer, British jazz and cabaret singer whose style and phrasing influenced Frank Sinatra ("Fly Me To The Moon"), born in Burton upon Trent, England (d. 1984)
Born in 1900

Famous Deaths

  • Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33
  • William W. Averell, American Major General (Union Army), dies at 67

About February 3, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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