News and Events of 1900

World Events

U.S. Events

U.S. Statistics

President: William McKinley
Vice President: none
Population: 76,094,000

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Economics

Unemployment:   5.0%
Cost of a first-class stamp:   $0.02


Sports

Stanley Cup
Montreal Shamrocks
Wimbledon
Women: Blanche Hillyard d. C. Cooper (4-6 6-4 6-4)
Men: Reggie Doherty d. S. Smith (6-8 6-3 6-1 6-2)
Kentucky Derby Champion
Lieut. Gibson
NCAA Football Champions
Yale (12-0-0)
1900 Summer Olympics

Entertainment

Events

  • Floradora opens at Broadway's Casino Theatre. It introduces the Floradora sextet, a predecessor to the chorus line.

Science

  • German physicist Max Planck formulates an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics.
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