What Happened on June 29, 1900

Historical Events

  • The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of war against foreigners in China blaming them for hostilities and giving license to the Boxers for even greater ferocity

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry, French writer, poet and pioneering aviator (The Little Prince), born in Lyon, France (d. 1944)
Born in 1900

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Pervushin, Russian mathematician (number theory), dies at 73
1900 Highlights

About June 29, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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