On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1900

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)
1900 Highlights

About September 8, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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