On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1900

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

First flight LZ-1, of a dirigible airship designed by Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin, at Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany

Inventor of the Zeppelin Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Inventor of the Zeppelin
Ferdinand von Zeppelin

Famous Birthdays

  • Tyrone Guthrie, British actor, producer, writer and director, born in Tunbridge Wells, England (d. 1971)
1900 Highlights

About July 2, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer