Thursday 5 April 1900
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Spencer Tracy and Herbert Bayer.
Capture of Boer Battery by British, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1900 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Spencer Tracy: American actor of Broadway and film, widely acknowledged as one of Hollywood's most popular actors.
- Herbert Bayer: Austrian-American graphic designer painter and photographer (d. 1985).
- Roman Steinberg: Estonian wrestler (d. 1928).
- Attempted assassination of Prince of Wales in Brussels, fails.
- Archaeologists in Knossos, Crete, discover a large cache of clay tablets with hieroglyphic writing in a script they call Linear B.