What Happened on February 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British troops under Gen Buller occupy Vaal Krantz, Natal
  • The United States and the United Kingdom sign treaty for Panama Canal

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Person of interestAdlai Stevenson

Adlai Stevenson, US ambassador to UN (1961-65), Governor of Illinois (1949-53) and Democratic presidential candidate (1952, 56), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1965)

US Politician and Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson
US Politician and Presidential Candidate
Adlai Stevenson