Find out what all happened February to November 1900

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

Hawaii becomes a territory of the United States, with Sanford B. Dole as governor. (30. April 1900)

Philippine–American War: Filipino guerrillas launch a surprise attack on U.S. infantry and begin a four-day siege of Catubig, Philippines. (15. April 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)

Governor of Kentucky William Goebel dies of wound sustained in an assassination attempt three days earlier in Frankfort, Kentucky. (3. 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 Firestone Tire and Rubber Company is founded. (3. August 1900)

The United Kingdom annexes the Transvaal. (25. October 1900)

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

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

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

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

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

Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn. (24. March 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 Second Boer War: The 118-day "Siege of Ladysmith" is lifted. (28. 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)

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

Sir Arthur Evans purchased the land around the ruins of Knossos, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete. (16. March 1900)

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

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