On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1900

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Horatio Kitchener assumes command of the British forces in South Africa from General Lord Roberts

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener

Famous Birthdays

  • Håkan Malmrot, Swedish swimmer (Olympic gold 200m & 400m breaststroke 1920), born in Örebro, Sweden (d. 1987)
1900 Highlights

About November 29, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius