On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1900

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Music History

Jean Sibelius' "Finlandia" premieres in Helsinki

Composer Jean Sibelius
Composer
Jean Sibelius

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? 121 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer