Monday July 02, 1900
US date format: 7/2/1900, UK date format: 2/7/1900
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It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 2, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Tyrone Guthrie .
Watermelon Contest, directed by James White, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 02, 1900?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin first airship LZ-1, flies.
- Tyrone Guthrie: British director, producer, and writer...