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Saturday January 06, 1900: on this day

About January 6th, 1900, in brief:

  • Historical events: Second Boer War: Having already sieged the fortress at Ladysmith, Boer forces attack it, but are driven back by British defenders.
  • Day of the week: January 6th, 1900 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Kate McKinnon, Rowan Atkinson
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter

More about January 6th, 1900? See below for more news and curiosities on January 6th, 1900.


What day of the week was January 06, 1900?

January 06, 1900 was a Saturday and it was the 6th day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 06, 1900 can also be written as 1/6/1900 in the US and as 6/1/1900 in UK and Europe.

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January 06, 1900: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on January 06, 1900:

  • Second boer war: having already sieged the fortress at ladysmith, boer forces attack it, but are driven back by british defenders.

January 06, 1900: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 06, 1900: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 6th is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 06, 1900: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 06, 1900 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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January 06, 1900: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 06, 1900 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 06, 1900 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 06, 1900 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 38% full, rising at 10:20 am and setting at 11:15 pm.

The previous full moon was on Dec 17, 1899 while the next full moon would come on Jan 15, 1900.

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Who was born on January 06, 1900?

Famous people born on January 06, 1900:

  • Pierre-Octave Ferroud

    French composer (surgery & foules) dies at 36.

  • Pierre-Octave Ferroud French composer (Sarabande


  • DE LA VIGERIE Emm Astier

    Paris 08éme politician.

  • Pierre Ferroud

    French composer, critic, and author.

  • Kathryn Hulme

    American novelist (d. 1981).

  • Maria of

    Maria of yugoslavia (d.61).

  • Emmanuel d'Astier de la Vigerie

Whose famous birthday is on January 6th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 6th:

  • Kate McKinnon
    Kate McKinnon

    Kate mckinnon is a comedian known for her work on saturday night live and her impressions of famous personalities.

  • Rowan Atkinson
    Rowan Atkinson

    Rowan Atkinson is a British actor, comedian, and screenwriter, best known for his roles in the sitcoms 'Mr.

  • Norman Reedus
    Norman Reedus

    American actor and model, known for his roles in the walking dead's series daryl dixon and murphy macmanus' 1999 film the boondock saints...

  • Adriano Celentano
    Adriano Celentano

    Italian singer-songwriter, actor, and director.

  • Olga Georges-Picot
    Olga Georges-Picot

    French family noted, the daughter of a chinese ambassador.

  • Jérémie Renier
    Jérémie Renier

    Belgian actor.

  • Loretta Young
    Loretta Young

    American actress who had her own television show in the 1950s.

  • Danny Pintauro
    Danny Pintauro

    American actor seen playing young jonathan in the tv sitcom, "who's the boss?".

  • Mickey Hargitay
    Mickey Hargitay

    American physical culturist mr.

  • Danny Thomas
    Danny Thomas

    Deerfield, michigan -- comedian (show).

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How old is someone born on January 06, 1900?

Someone born on January 06, 1900 is:

124 years 6 months old,

or 1494 months and 13 days old,

or 6497 weeks and 6 days old,

or 45485 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 06, 1900?

There are 171 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday January 6th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 06, 1900?

You belong to the Lost Generation if you were born on January 06, 1900.

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January 06, 1900: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on January 6th?

Famous deaths on January 6th:

  • Rudolf Nureyev
    Rudolf Nureyev

    Russian-french choreographer and dancer (d. 1993).

  • Sidney Poitier
    Sidney Poitier

    American actor.

  • Silvana Pampanini
    Silvana Pampanini

    Italian film actress from the 1950s.

  • Om Puri
    Om Puri

    Renowned Indian actor known for his versatile roles in films.

  • Pat Harrington
    Pat Harrington


  • Loui Braille

    Inventor of the Braille system, a widely used method of reading and writing for the visually impaired.

  • Cicilia Mandela

    South African anti-apartheid activist and politician.

  • Genecis Mendel

    Considered the father of genetics, he discovered the basic principles of heredity through his experiments with pea plants.

  • Ron Asheton

    Ron Asheton was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known as a founding member of the rock band The Stooges.

  • Burech Fischer

    Nobel laureate known for his work in quantum mechanics.

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Who was the US President on January 06, 1900?

On January 06, 1900 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 06, 1900?

On January 06, 1900 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 06, 1900?

On January 06, 1900 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about January 6th?

January 6th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 6th day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 6th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2018 moscow-constantinople schism: the chancellor of the ukrainian orthodox church (moscow patriarchate) describes the granting of autocephaly on january 5 to the orthodox church of ukraine as "a secular event."
  • 2018 - Casamance conflict, 13 people are killed by gunmen near ziguinchor (senegal).
  • 2017 - Russian military intervention in syria's civil war: russia begins withdrawal of its forces from syria. russia's aircraft carrier battle group was the first to depart. the united nations declares that the ceasefire is holding "largely".

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What happened in 1900?

1900 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • General French relieves Kimberley / Cecil Rhodes
  • Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
  • British troops over run Johannesburg

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What was the calendar for January 1900?

January 1900 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how January 1900 calendar looked like.

Saturday January 6, 1900