On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1900

Historical Events

  • Under US military control since the end of the Spanish–American War in 1898, Cuba now calls its own constitutional convention

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), born in Colorado City, Texas (d. 1972)
  • Natalie Schafer, American actress (Gilligan's Island, Anastasia), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
1900 Highlights

About November 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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