On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1900

Historical Events

  • Dodgers score 7 in top of 11th to go ahead of Phillies, 20-13, In bottom of 11th Phillies stalls so umpire forfeits game to Dodgers
  • In the Philippines, General Arthur McArthur, US military governor of the Philippines, issues an amnesty proclamation to those Filipinos who will renounce the insurgent movement and accept US sovereignty

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunnar Ek, Swedish composer and musician, born in Asarum Blekinge (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Polibo Fumagalli, Italian composer, dies at 69
1900 Highlights

About June 21, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer