April 1900 calendar

April 1900

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1900.
The US president was William McKinley (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1900: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1900?


  • 02 Apr 1900 The Congress passes the Foraker Act, giving Puerto Rico limited self-rule.
  • 04 Apr 1900 Assassination attempt on Prince of Wales / King Edward VII
  • 05 Apr 1900 Attempted assassination of Prince of Wales in Brussels, fails.
  • 06 Apr 1900 James J Jeffries knocks out Jack Finnegan in one for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 14 Apr 1900 President Loubet opens International Fairs in Paris France.
  • 15 Apr 1900 An early 50 mile race is won by an electric car in over two hours.
  • 16 Apr 1900 US Post Office issues first books of postage stamps.
  • 19 Apr 1900 Highest scoring opening game, Philadelphia Phillies beat Braves 19-17 in 10.
  • 22 Apr 1900 Battle of Kousséri: French forces secure their domination of Chad. Warlord Rabih az-Zubayr is defeated and killed.
  • 24 Apr 1900 Passing of Andrew Halliday, cable car pioneer.
  • 26 Apr 1900 The Hull-Ottawa fire in Canada kills seven and leaves 15,000 homeless.
  • 30 Apr 1900 165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1900?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - A Bird in a Gilded Cage


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?