On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1900

Historical Events

  • II Summer (Modern) Olympic Games open in Paris (last 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? 121 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus