On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1900

Historical Events

  • In China, a fire is set by Boxers, virtually destroying the Western Quarter and spreading to engulf many Chinese landmarks

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan van Tilburg, Dutch politician and governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d.1977)
1900 Highlights

About June 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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