On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1900

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edward Elgar and Cardinal Newman's oratorium "The Dream of Gerontius" premieres in Birmingham, England

Composer Edward Elgar
Edward Elgar

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Irving, American cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh), born in NYC, New York (d.1970)

Person of interestThomas Wolfe

Thomas Wolfe, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 1938)

Novelist Thomas Wolfe
Thomas Wolfe

1900 Highlights

About October 3, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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