On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1900

Historical Events

  • AL meets in Chicago, Ban Johnson announces AL league will be Chicago White Stockings, Washington Senators, Milwaukee Brewers, Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Blues, Boston Americans, Philadelphia Athletics and Baltimore Orioles
  • Sir Arthur Evans rediscovers the bronze age city of Knossos in Crete, home of the legendary Minotaur

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic William Burton, Irish painter, dies at 83
1900 Highlights

About March 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces