On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1900

Historical Events

  • NL decides to go with 8 teams They exclude Baltimore, Cleveland, Louisville & Washington (in 1953 Boston Braves move to Milwaukee)

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Aiken, American computing pioneer (Harvard Mark I computer), born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1973)
1900 Highlights

About March 8, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces