What Happened on October 19, 1900

Historical Events

  • Painter Henry Ossawa Tanner wins Medal of Honor at Paris Exposition

Event of Interest

South African President of Transvaal Paul Kruger departs for Europe

Famous Birthdays

Bill PonsfordBill Ponsford (1900-1991)

Australian cricket batsman (29 Tests @ 48 22, 7 x 100s; 1st-class 13,819 runs @ 65.18; Victoria), born in Melbourne, Australia

  • Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990)
  • Roy Worters, Canadian Hockey HOF goaltender (Hart Memorial Trophy 1929; Vezina Trophy 1931; NY Americans), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1957)
Born in 1900

About October 19, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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