On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Catterall, South African cricket batsman (24 Tests, 3 x 100s), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 1961)
  • Mitchell Parish [Michael Pashelinsky], American lyricist (Stardust; It's Wonderful), born in Lithuania, Russian Empire (d. 1993)
  • Sampson Sievers, Russian Orthodox Christian monk, priest and wonder-worker, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1979)
  • [Elsie] Evelyn Laye, English singer & actress (Bitter Sweet, Merry Widow), born in London, England (d. 1996)
1900 Highlights

About July 10, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer