What Happened on November 22, 1900

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Paul Kruger, exiled President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, is given a popular welcome when he lands at Marseilles, France

Famous Birthdays

  • Bennie Borgmann, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward and coach (Kingston Colonials, Original Celtics; coach Syracuse Nationals), born in Haledon, New Jersey (d. 1978)
  • Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and writer (The White Lanes of Summer), born in Capel Bangor, Dyfed, Wales (d. 1980)
Born in 1900

Famous Deaths

Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)

British composer (The Golden Legend; Onward, Christian Soldiers), major-generally remembered for his comic operas with W.S. Gilbert (The Pirates of Penzance:, H.M.S Pinafore; The Mikado), dies of heart failure at 58

1900 Highlights

About November 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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