On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1900

Historical Events

  • Baron Von Ketteler, German Minister, decides to go to the Chinese authorities to demand more guards for European protection from Boxers and is killed by Boxers en route
  • In China, most foreigners in the Peking legations now accept that they are under siege by Boxers
1900 Highlights

About June 20, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini