Find out what all happened February to November 1900

The British Labour Party is founded. (27. February 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)

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

Second Boer War: In South Africa, British military leaders receive an unconditional notice of surrender from Boer General Piet Cronje at the Battle of Paardeberg. (27. February 1900)

Thousand Days' War: The Colombian Conservative Party turns the tide of war in their favor with victory against the Colombian Liberal Party in the Battle of Palonegro. (26. May 1900)

The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company is founded. (3. August 1900)

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

Second Boer War: British troops relieve Mafeking. (17. May 1900)

Gare d'Orsay railway station is inaugurated in Paris. (28. May 1900)

Filipino resistance fighters defeat a small American column in the Battle of Pulang Lupa, during the Philippine–American War. (13. September 1900)

Hawaii becomes a United States territory. (14. June 1900)

Boxer Rebellion. China formally declares war on the United States, Britain, Germany, France and Japan, as an edict issued from the Empress Dowager Cixi. (21. June 1900)

The first line of the Paris Métro opens for operation. (19. July 1900)

The Daoist monk Wang Yuanlu discovers the Dunhuang manuscripts, a cache of ancient texts that are of great historical and religious significance, in the Mogao Caves of Dunhuang, China. (25. June 1900)

Governor of Kentucky William Goebel dies of wound sustained in an assassination attempt three days earlier in Frankfort, Kentucky. (3. February 1900)

Archaeologists in Knossos, Crete, discover a large cache of clay tablets with hieroglyphic writing in a script they call Linear B. (5. April 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)

The United States and the United Kingdom sign a treaty for the Panama Canal. (5. February 1900)

Second Boer War: In South Africa, 20,000 British troops invade the Orange Free State. (14. February 1900)

The Davis Cup competition is established. (9. February 1900)

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