What Happened on May 20, 1900

Historical Events

  • Second modern Summer Olympics (Games of the II Olympiad) opens in Paris and continues for 5 months

Famous Birthdays

  • Lydia Cabrera, Cuban Anthropologist, born in Havana, Cuba

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer, dies at 80
1900 Highlights

About May 20, 1900

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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