October 1900 calendar

October 1900

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1900: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1900?


  • 02 Oct 1900 Belgian crown Prince Albert von Saksen-Coburg weds Elisabeth of Bayern
  • 03 Oct 1900 Edward Elgar / Cardinal Newmans oratorium premieres in Birmingham
  • 04 Oct 1900 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure Problem of Thor Bridge (BG)
  • 05 Oct 1900 6th US Golf Open: Harry Vardon shoots a 313 at Chicago Golf Club - Illinois
  • 09 Oct 1900 8.3 earthquake shakes Cape Yakataga, Alaska
  • 16 Oct 1900 Queen Wilhelmina leaves Duke Heinrich Henry von Mecklenburg-Schwerin
  • 19 Oct 1900 Henry O Tanner, painter, wins Medal of Honor at Paris Exposition
  • 24 Oct 1900 General Redvers Buller returns to England
  • 25 Oct 1900 England annexes Transvaal.
  • 26 Oct 1900 After 4 years of work, 1st section of New York subway opens
  • 28 Oct 1900 After over 5 months 2nd Olympic games in Paris France, close
  • 30 Oct 1900 1st-ever US auto show opens in Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • 31 Oct 1900 AL President Ban Johnson writes to NL President Nick Young seeking peace

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1900?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Because
  2. - My Wild Irish Rose
  3. - A Bird in a Gilded Cage


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Boarding School Girls' Pajama Parade

Boarding School Girls' Pajama Parade

Release year: 1900

Country: United States of America