On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1900

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

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

Founder of Baseball's American League Ban Johnson
Founder of Baseball's American League
Ban Johnson

Music History

Isadora Duncan giver her first dance performance in Europe, in London

  • 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? 121 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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