On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1900

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

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

Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Arnzer, director
  • Maurice Jaubert, French composer, born in Nice (d. 1940)

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? 121 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn