What Happened on November 8, 1900

Historical Events

Event of Interest

David Beatty takes part in the successful relief of the naval brigade and is promoted to captain

Event of Interest

Theodore Dreiser's novel "Sister Carrie" is published

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Swiss botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology, born in Küsnacht, Switzerland (d. 1988)
  • Georges Lonque, Belgian composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1967)

Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949)

American author (Gone With The Wind), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Mihailo Vukdragović, Serbian composer (d. 1967)
Born in 1900

About November 8, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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