Tuesday 14 August 1900
It was Tuesday, 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
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Louis Brauquier: France Writer.
- Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili: Composer.
- Arne Korsmo: Norwegian architect and propagator of the international architectural style.
- 1st electric tram in the Netherlands (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)
- 2,000 marines land to capture Beijing, ending Boxer rebellion
- A joint European-Japanese-United States force (Eight-Nation Alliance) occupies Beijing, in a campaign to end the bloody Boxer Rebellion in China.
- Boxer Rebellion: An international contingent of troops, under British command, invades Peking and frees the Europeans taken hostage.
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