On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Painter Henry O Tanner wins Medal of Honor at Paris Exposition
  • South African President of Transvaal Paul Kruger departs for Europe

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)
  • Erna Berger, German soprano (d. 1990)
  • Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (d. 1957)
  • Theodoro Valcarcel, composer