On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1900

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edward Elgar/Cardinal Newmans oratorium premieres in Birmingham

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? 120 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra