On This Day

June 29, 1900 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of war against the foreigners in China and blames hostilities on them, giving license to Boxers for even greater ferocity

Birthdays in History

  • Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry, French writer, poet and pioneering aviator (The Little Prince), born in Lyon, France (d. 1944)

Deaths in History

  • Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (b. 1900)