On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1900

Historical Events

  • E Verlinger begins manufacturing 7" single-sided records (Montreal)
  • John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China.

Famous Birthdays

  • William Haines, American actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney), born in Staunton, Virginia (d. 1973)
1900 Highlights

About January 2, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn