On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1900

Historical Events

  • Irish leader John Edward Redmond calls for a revolt against British rule

Famous Birthdays

  • Paula Ludwig, Austrian-German poet, born in Vorarlberg, Austria (d. 1974)
  • Yves Tanguy, French surrealist painter, born in Paris, France (d. 1955)
1900 Highlights

About January 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn