Wednesday 12 December 1900
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sammy Davis .
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Boarding School Girls' Pajama Parade
A Thief in a Soubrette's Boarding House
Which were the important events of 12 December 1900 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
See other famous people born on 12 December
- National Negro Anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" is composed.
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
This was the #1 best-selling novel in the United States in 1900, made into movies several times in subsequent years. It is set in colonial North America, beginning in the year 1621.
Robert Grant was an American author and a jurist who participated in a review of the Sacco and Vanzetti trial a few weeks before their executions.
James Lane Allen (December 21, 1849 – February 18, 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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