What Happened on July 3, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The British evacuate Rustenburg and occupy Commando Nek and Silkaatsnek in the Anglo-Boer war
  • Trying to stem the growing popular resentment, Tsar Nicholas of Russia issues a decree that abolishes the banishment of dissidents and troublemakers to Siberia

Famous Birthdays

  • John Mason Brown, American drama critic (Tonight on Broadway), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1969)