On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1900

Historical Events

  • The United States Senate accepts the Anglo-German treaty of 1899 in which the United Kingdom renounces its claims to the Samoan islands
  • The US gains control over Tutuila in Samoa and several smaller Pacific islands

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Frank, mother of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank, born in Aachen, Germany (d. 1945)
1900 Highlights

About January 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn