What Happened on January 3, 1900

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Schluck und Jau," premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Arnzer, American pioneering Hollywood film director (1st woman to direct a sound film), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1979)
  • Maurice Jaubert, French composer, born in Nice (d. 1940)
Born in 1900

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin George Monk, English church organist and composer, dies at 80
1900 Highlights

About January 3, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn