On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1900

Historical Events

  • Boer general Christian de Law occupies British rail depot at Roodewal

Sports History

British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Englishman J.H. Taylor wins title for 3rd time; beats runner-up Harry Vardon by 8 strokes

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Gray [Knoblauch], American jazz saxophonist and bandleader (Casa Loma Orchestra), born in Metamora, Illinois (d. 1963)
  • Jan Engelman, Dutch poet, translator and critic (Garden of Eros), born in Utrecht, the Netherlands (d. 1972)
1900 Highlights

About June 7, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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