Wednesday 8 August 1900US date format: 8/8/1900, UK date format: 8/8/1900
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Pierce and Robert Siodmak.
The Last Days of Pompeii, directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 August 1900
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1900 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus