Find out what all happened February to November 1900

Empress Dowager Longyu of China orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families. (18. June 1900)

American Civil War: Sergeant William Harvey Carney is awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism in the Assault on the Battery Wagner in 1863. (23. May 1900)

Philippine–American War: Filipinos under Juan Cailles defeat Americans under Colonel Benjamin F. Cheatham at Mabitac. (17. September 1900)

N'Djamena is founded as Fort-Lamy by the French commander Émile Gentil. (29. May 1900)

The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard. (14. March 1900)

The Scofield mine disaster kills over 200 men in Scofield, Utah in what is to date the fifth-worst mining accident in United States history. (1. May 1900)

In Italy, King Umberto I of Italy is assassinated by the anarchist Gaetano Bresci. (29. July 1900)

Galveston Hurricane of 1900: a powerful hurricane hits Galveston, Texas killing about 8,000 people. (8. September 1900)

The United States Congress passes the Foraker Act, giving Puerto Rico limited self-rule. (2. April 1900)

Second Boer War: British forces occupy Bloemfontein, Orange Free State. (13. March 1900)

Fußball-Club Bayern München is founded. (27. February 1900)

Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom gives Royal Assent to an Act creating Australia thus uniting separate colonies on the continent under one federal government. (9. July 1900)

The Eight-Nation Alliance occupies Beijing, China, in a campaign to end the bloody Boxer Rebellion in China. (14. August 1900)

Second Boer War: British soldiers take Pretoria. (5. June 1900)

The United Kingdom proclaims a protectorate over Tonga. (18. May 1900)

Battle of Leliefontein, a battle during which the Royal Canadian Dragoons win three Victoria Crosses. (7. November 1900)

Boxer Rebellion: The Governor of Shanxi province in North China orders the execution of 45 foreign Christian missionaries and local church members, including children. (9. July 1900)

The international arbitration court at The Hague is created when the Senate of the Netherlands ratifies an 1899 peace conference decree. (6. February 1900)

Second Boer War: Imperial forces suffer their worst single-day loss of life on Bloody Sunday, the first day of the Battle of Paardeberg. (18. February 1900)

The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends after a 13-day siege is lifted by the British. The battle had begun when a force of between 2,000 and 3,000 Boers had surrounded a force of 500 Australians, Rhodesians, Canadians and British soldiers at a supply dump at Brakfontein Drift. (16. August 1900)

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