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)
  • Goose Goslin, American Baseball HOF left fielder (World Series 1924 Washington Sens, 1935 Detroit Tigers; AL batting champion 1928; MLB All Star 1936), born in Salem, New Jersey (d. 1971)
  • Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (Papa Dodger, The Manchurian Candidate), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1969)
  • Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
Born in 1900
1900 Highlights

About October 16, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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