Saturday 6 January 1900, Epiphany
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Fight Between a Lion and a Bull, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Pierre-Octave Ferroud French composer (Sarabande: Jeunesse).
- Kathryn Hulme: American novelist (d. 1981).
- Pierre Ferroud: French musician, composer, critic and author.
- DE LA VIGERIE Emm Astier: Paris 08éme Politician.
- Maria of: Maria of Yugoslavia (d. 1961).
- Second Boer War: Having already sieged the fortress at Ladysmith, Boer forces attack it, but are driven back by British defenders.
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