1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law. Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress, defining and fixing the standard of value, maintaining the parity of all forms of money issued or coined by the United States, and refunding the public debt, became a law yesterday through the signature of President McKinley.
Lebanon Daily News
March 15, 1900