Sunday 12 August 1900
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
A Farmer's Imitation of Ching Ling Foo, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1900.
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 12 August 1900!
Which were the important events of 12 August 1900 ?
- Jose Ignacio Prieto Arrizubieta: Composer.
- Wilhelm Steinitz: Germany -- 1st chess champ (1866-1894).
- Gunnar Høst: Norwegian French-philologist and literary historian.
- James E Keeler: US astronomer (rings of Saturn), dies at 42.
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1900?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?