Sunday 19 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
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- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Colleen Moore: Port Huron, Michigan -- Actress (Scarlet Letter).
- Cornelis Zwikker: Dutch professor of theoretical and applied physics.
- Olga Baclanova: Russian-Swiss actress and singer (d. 1974).
- Gontran de Poncins: French author and adventurer (d. 1962).
- Gilbert Ryle: English philosopher author and academic (d. 1976).
- Jean-Baptiste Accolay: Belgian violinist composer and conductor (d. 1900).
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