On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Rodolfo Halffter, Spanish composer, and music critic, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1987)
  • Wayne Morse, American politician (Senator-(R&D)-Oregon 1945-69), born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Dudley Warner, American novelist (As We Go), dies at 70
  • Naim Frashëri, Albanian poet and writer, dies at 54
1900 Highlights

About October 20, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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