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1900 (Roman Numerals: MCM) was the last (100th) year of the 19th century. 1900 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Monday.
On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1900.
News Events of 1900
Boxer Uprising ends in China.
New York Subway construction began at Borough Hall Manhattan.
Trial flight of Zeppelin airship.
Benjamin Holt introduces first tractor.
Sigmund Freud publishes "Interpretation of Dreams".
The Gold Standard Act places the US Dollar on the Gold Standard.
Hawaii becomes a terrority of the United States.
First electric bus becomes operational in New York City.
Milk chocolate Hershey bar goes on sale for the first time.
First Michelin Guide published in France.
First line of Paris Métro opens.
The SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse is the first ship to send radio signals to the shore.
British Labour Party founded.
UK declares a protectorate over Tonga.
Sports in 1900
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