The year 1900 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1900 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1900 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
19 MayThe then-largest rail tunnel in the world was open to passengers, connected by the Italy-Switzerland route.
19 JulyThe first metro rail ran in Paris, the capital of France. The world's first metro service had started in London.
08 SeptemberA cyclone and tidal storm killed 6000 people in Galveston, Texas, USA.
19 OctoberThe German scientist Max Planck proposed the 'Planck's law'. It is also called the rule of 'black body emission'.
08 AugustThe first Davis Cup series began in Boston.
27 JanuaryGerman researcher Felix Hafmann made pain medicine for the first time. This drug is currently called aspirin.
03 MarchA German scientist named Kotleb Diemler died at the age of 64. He succeeded in making motorcycles.
02 JanuaryUS Secretary of State John He announced an open door policy to boost US trade with China.
05 FebruaryThe United Kingdom and the United States signed a treaty in Central America, Nicaragua, to construct a Central American shipping canal.
06 MarchWest Virginia, USA In a coal mine explosion in which 50 miners were killed.
14 AprilParis World Exhibition opens.
17 MayThree Chinese villages within 100 miles of Peking were burned by Boxers in China, killing 60 Chinese and Christian citizens.
14 JuneThe Reichstag approved a new law, allowing the expansion of the Imperial German Navy.
04 JulyWilliams nominates Bryan as Democratic Party presidential candidate in USA.
03 AugustThe Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was established.
08 September6,000–12,000 people died from the 1900 Galveston storm.
19 OctoberPainter Henry O Tanner won the Medal of Honor at the Paris Exhibition.
08 NovemberTheodore Dreiser's novel "Sister Carrie" was published.
27 DecemberBritish human rights activist Emily Hobhouse came to Cape Town.
14 JanuaryGiacomo Puccini's opera Tosca, based on the play La Tosca by French dramatist Victorien Sardou, premiered at the Teatro Costanza in Rome.
24 JanuarySecond Boer War: Boer forces stopped a British attempt to break the Siege of Ladysmith in the Battle of Spion Kop.
31 JanuaryDatu Muhammad Salleh, leader of a series of major disturbances in North Borneo, was shot dead in Tambunan, but his followers did not give up for five more years.
15 FebruarySecond Boer War—British cavalry under Major-General John French defeated Boer forces, ending the 124-day siege of Kimberley in present-day South Africa.
15 FebruarySecond Boer War: British cavalry under Major-General John French defeated Boer forces to end a 124-day siege of Kimberley, present-day South Africa.
27 FebruaryFC Bayern Munich, Germany's most successful football club, wasfounded by eleven players led by Franz John.
05 AprilArchaeologists, led by Arthur Evans in Cretos, Natos, discovered a large amount of earthen pills, using a writingmican Greek known as script B.
29 MayN 'Djamena, now the capital of Chad, was established as Fort-Lammy Buffren's Commander .Mile Mentil.
17 JuneBoxer rebellion-consecrated naval forces captured a brief but bloody battle on Taku Fortsahar.
17 JuneBoxer rebellion-consecrated naval forces captured a brief but bloody battle on Taku Fortsahar.
20 JuneBoxer Rebellion-Empiry Chinese Army began a 55-day siege of lease quarters in Beijing.
21 JuneChina formally declares war on the United States, Britain, Germany, France and Japan. It was an anti-imperial rebellion, which turned to the end of the King dynasty between 1899 and 1901 in China. It was launched by Militia United in Rights (Yiyathuan), known as "boxers" in English and inspired by this proto-nationalist feelings and foreign imperialism and opposition to the Christian missionary activity. The great powers intervened and defeated the Chinese army.
25 JuneA Daoist monk in Mogo caves in Donhuang, China, discovered the world of 5th to 11th century Dunong manuscripts (Sampikta).
09 JulyQueen Victoria confirmed the Constitution of Australia, gave his Royal Assistant to an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
03 AugustFirestone tires and rubber company, leading in the maspraction of automobile tires, were installed in Occon, Ohio, US by Harvey Firestone.
16 AugustThe second Boer War-A was abandoned 10,000 strong columns that Kitchener broke a 13-day siege of a small Germanon.
08 SeptemberGreat Glestone Storm (depiction of damage), one of the Atlantic storm with an estimated winds of 135 mph (215 km / h) at the land level, was killed in Galveston, Texas, US, which killed at least 6000 people Went.
14 DecemberGerman physicist Max Planck presented a genetic derivation of its black-body radiation law, suggesting that electromagnetic energy could only be emitted in quantitative form.
26 DecemberA relief team arrived at the lighting on the Flonan Islands in Scotland and it was found that the previous crew had disappeared without anyone.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1900 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
18 AugustIndian politician Vijayalakshmi Pandit, sister of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, was born.
08 DecemberPandit Uday Shankar, born dancer and dance director of modern dance of India, was born.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1900 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
25 JuneLord Mountbatten / Former viceroy / England
10 OctoberHelen Hayes / Actress / America
18 AugustVijay Laxmi Pandit / Politician / India
16 JanuarySukumar Sen / Indian civil servant / India
03 NovemberSagarmal Gopa / Freedom Fighter / India
22 OctoberAshfaqulla Khan / Freedom Fighter / India
01 JanuaryShrikrishna Narayan Ratanjankar / Scholar / India
02 DecemberFa-hien (Wrong) / Historian / India
03 NovemberSagarmal Gopa / Freedom Fighter / India
10 JanuaryMarotrao Kannamwar / Politician / India
17 AprilBinodananda Jha / Politician / India
18 AugustVijay Lakshmi Pandit / Politician / India
18 AugustVijaya Lakshmi Pandit / Politician / India
19 FebruaryBalwantrai Mehta / Politician / India
20 MaySumitranandan Pant / Poet / India
22 OctoberAshfaqulla Khan / Activist / India
22 OctoberAshfaqullah Khan / Freedom Fighter / India
23 OctoberDouglas Jardine / Cricketer / India
25 JuneLord Louis Mountbatten / Indian Navy / India
25 JuneLouis Mountbatten / Governor General / India

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