On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1900

Historical Events

  • Battle of Leliefontein, a battle during which the Royal Canadian Dragoons win three Victoria Crosses.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In Canada, the Liberal Government led by Wilfrid Laurier retains its majority

Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier
Prime Minister of Canada
Wilfrid Laurier

Famous Birthdays

  • Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symphony 1948-54), born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
1900 Highlights

About November 7, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio