On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1900

Historical Events

  • Battle at Driefontein, South Africa (Boers vs British army)
  • Regents for the King of Uganda and leading chiefs sign a treaty with Great Britain agreeing to the organization of the government, taxation, courts, military, and other functions of their country, which is under British protection.
  • Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Shamrocks outclass Halifax Crescents, 11-0 to sweep challenge series, 2-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Sherman Billingsley, Enid Ok, talk show host (Stork Club)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann, composer, dies at 94
1900 Highlights

About March 10, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces