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1900
 
    
Frank Baum introduces children to Oz, in his book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz       
1900
 
    
Scottish music-hall artist Harry Lauder makes his first London appearance at Gatti's music hall in Westminster       
Sheet music cover for Harry Lauder, c.1905


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1900
 
     
David Belasco's play Madame Butterfly has its premiere in New York, and is subsequently seen in London by Giacomo Puccini        
1900
 
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The Conservatives win an increased majority during the Boer War, in what becomes known as the 'khaki election'      
1900
 
     
Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife exhibit together at the Sezession show in Vienna        
1900
 
    
Enrique Granados completes the ten piano pieces forming his Danzas españolas       
1900
 
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Keir Hardie is returned to parliament for Merthyr Tydfil, beginning a long and close link between the Labour party and Wales.       
1900
 
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The relief of Mafeking ends a long siege which brings fame to the British commander of the garrison, Robert Baden-Powell       
Baden-Powell at Mafeking, 1900
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c. 1900
 
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Rubber brings prosperity to Manaus, thousands of miles up the Amazon      
1900
 
   
After a prodigiously productive career as novelist and journalist, Stephen Crane dies of tuberculosis at the age of 28