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August 3, 1900 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Firestone Tire and Rubber Company founded

Tire Industrialist Harvey Firestone
Tire Industrialist
Harvey Firestone

Birthdays in History

  • Arnold Struycken, Dutch lawyer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • Ernie Pyle, American journalist and war correspondent during WW II (Pulitzer Prize 1944), born in Dana, Indiana (d. 1945)

Person of interestJohn T. Scopes

John T. Scopes, American teacher convicted for teaching evolution (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), born in Paducah, Kentucky (d. 1970)

Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution John T. Scopes
Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution
John T. Scopes

1900 in History