On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 8.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Cape Yakataga, Alaska

Famous Birthdays

  • Alastair Sim, Scottish actor (Christmas Carol, Stage Fright), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1976)
  • Silvio Cator, Haitian athlete long jumper (Olympic silver 1928), born in Cavaellon, Haiti (d. 1928)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich von Herzogenberg, Austrian composer, dies at 57