On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1900

Historical Events

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

  • 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? 120 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini