On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1900

Historical Events

  • The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of war against the foreigners in China and blames hostilities on them, giving license to 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (b. 1900)
1900 Highlights

About June 29, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer