On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1900

Historical Events

  • In South Africa, British troops relieve Mafeking, besieged by the Boers since 13 October, 1899.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Newman, composer (Love is a Many Splendored Thing), born in New Haven, Connecticut
1900 Highlights

About March 17, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces