On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1900

Historical Events

  • Boer Generals Prinsloo & Roux surrender in Brandwater Basin

Famous Birthdays

  • Elmo Roper, American pollster (Roper Poll), born in Hebron, Nebraska (d. 1971)
  • Erich Katz, German-born American composer and musicologist, born in Posen, Prussia (d. 1973)
1900 Highlights

About July 31, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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