News and Events of 1900
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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
NCAA Football Champions
- Floradora opens at Broadway's Casino Theatre. It introduces the Floradora sextet, a predecessor to the chorus line.
- German physicist Max Planck formulates an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics.