On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 6,000 killed when a hurricane & tidal wave strikes Galveston, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Pepper, American politician (Rep-D-FL, 1963-89), born in Dudleyville, Chambers County, Alabama (d. 1989)
  • Gavin Muir, American actor (Mary of Scotland, Johnny Trouble), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1972)