On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1900

Historical Events

  • Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, agreeing to maintain territorial integrity of China and support 'open door' policy called for by US Secretary of State

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Ardizzone, artist and illustrator (d. 1979)
  • Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (Papa Dodger, The Manchurian Candidate), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1969)
  • Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
  • [Leon] Goose Goslin, baseball hall of famer (AL bat champ 1928)
1900 Highlights

About October 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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