Friday 5 January 1900
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yves Tanguy and George Magrill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 January 1900
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Which were the important events of 5 January 1900 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Yves Tanguy: French surrealist painter, son of a retired navy captain.
- George Magrill
- Dennis Gabor: Scientist.
- Paula Ludwig: writer.
- Irish leader John Edward Redmond calls for a revolt against British rule.