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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1900?


Events

  • 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

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Gladiator

Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America