On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1900

Historical Events

Historic Event

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)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Sullivan, English operatta composer (Mikado; Pirates of Penzance), dies at 58
1900 Highlights

About November 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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