Historical Events on April 30, 1900

About Apr 30, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 4 months and 23 days

Historical Events

  • 165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match
  • Casey Jones dies heroically in a train wreck at Vaughn, Mississippi, while driving Cannonball Express (immortalized in"Ballad of Casey Jones")
  • The "Hawaiian Organic Act" is enacted by US Congress making Hawaii a US territory