On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1900

Historical Events

  • Foreign ministers in Peking begin their first serious negotiations over what conditions their nations will impose on the Chinese after putting down the Boxer uprising
  • In Manchuria, Russia captures the major city of Mukden, part of their own plan to take over the whole province

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHelen Hayes

Helen Hayes, American actress (Caesar & Cleopatra, Happy Birthday), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1993)

Actress Helen Hayes
Actress
Helen Hayes

1900 Highlights

About October 10, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra