Thursday 17 May 1900
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nicolai Berezowsky and Ruhollah Khomeini.
Confounding the Art Critic, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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Which were the important events of 17 May 1900 ?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Nicolai Berezowsky: composer.
- Ruhollah Khomeini: Iranian leader, the Ayatollah of Iran.
- Adelin Benoit: Belgium sport Champion.
- Second Boer War: British troops relieve Mafeking.
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