1900 in Argentina

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See also: Other events of 1900
List of years in Argentina



  • January 25 - Plague is officially declared in Rosario.[1]
  • January 29-February 4 - Buenos Aires suffers its worst heat wave for 20 years.[1] In the first two weeks of February, 403 deaths are certified from "heat apoplexy and sunstroke". The Buenos Aires Herald speculates that some of these are actually caused by plague.
  • March 30 - By presidential decree, lyrics considered offensive to Spanish immigrants are omitted from future public performances of the Argentine National Anthem.[2]
  • May 14-October 28 - Argentina participates for the first time in the Olympic Games.
  • June 8 - The Argentine Republic is officially declared free of plague.[3]


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  1. ^ a b Myron J. Echenberg, Plague Ports: The Global Urban Impact of Bubonic Plague, 1894-1901. p 146-7
  2. ^ Buch, Esteban (January 1994). O juremos con gloria morir: historia de una épica de estado [Or swear to die gloriously: history of a state epic] (in Spanish). Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana. ISBN 978-950-07-0964-4. pp. 87–92.
  3. ^ John Hay (June 15, 1900). "ARGENTINA. Republic declared free from plague". Public Health Reports. 15 (24): 1504. JSTOR 41455481. 
  4. ^ Arturo Illia, su vida, principios y doctrina, by Ricardo Illia, Ediciones Corregidor