On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1900

Historical Events

  • Dwight Davis establishes a new tennis trophy, the Davis Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Axtell Morris, American archaeologist (American Southwest and Mexico), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1945)
  • Walter Page, American jazz double bassist, saxophonist, tuba player, and bandleader (Blue Devils; Count Basie Orchestra), born in Gallatin, Missouri (d. 1957)
1900 Highlights

About February 9, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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