On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 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 novelist (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Sullivan, English operatic composer (Mikado, Pirates of Penzance), dies at 58