On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1900

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Prime Minister Lord Salisbury rejects peace overtures from the Boer leader Paul Kruger (on 5 March) as demanding too-favourable terms

British Prime Minister Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
British Prime Minister
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
3rd President of the South African Republic Paul Kruger
3rd President of the South African Republic
Paul Kruger

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Peate, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1881-86), dies
1900 Highlights

About March 11, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces