On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, British-American astronomer and astrophysicist who proposed that stars are composed largely of hydrogen and are not glowing balls of molten rock, born in Wendover, England (d. 1979) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Storrs Willis, American composer, mostly of hymns ("Carol"; "Fairest Lord Jesus"), dies at 81
1900 Highlights

About May 10, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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