On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1900

Historical Events

  • Premature blast collapses mine tunnel killing 200 at Scofield, Utah

Famous Birthdays

  • Ignazio Silone, Italian novelist (Fontamara, Pane e vino), born in Pescina, Italy (d. 1978)
1900 Highlights

About May 1, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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