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Monday 1 January 1900, NewYear’s Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chiune Sugihara and Paola Borboni.
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Famous Birthdays:
  • Chiune Sugihara: Japanese soldier and diplomat (d. 1986).
  • Paola Borboni: Italian film actress whose career spanned nine decades of cinema.
  • Xavier Cugat: Spanish-American musician, a bandleader called the "Rumba King" who taught a generation to tango, mambo and cha-cha.
  • Cissy Cunningham: Scottish centenarian born at the turn of the 20th century.
  • William Haines: American actor, a leading man of silent films.
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  • Hawaii asks for a delegate at the U.S. Republican National Convention.
  • The first electric bus becomes operational in New York City.
  • U.S. Secretary of State John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote American trade with China.

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