What Happened on June 5, 1900

Historical Events

  • Pretoria, capital of the Boer Republic of South Africa, falls to the British led by General Buller

Famous Birthdays

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor (1900-1979)

Hungarian-British engineer and physicist (invented holography, Nobel Prize 1971), born in Budapest, Hungary

Born in 1900

Famous Deaths

Stephen CraneStephen Crane (1871-1900)

American novelist (Red Badge of Courage), dies at 28

1900 Highlights

About June 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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