Saturday 17 November 1900
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marcel Dalio and Pierre Véry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 November 1900 and get them!
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 17 November 1900 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Genealogy: find out your family heritage
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.
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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