Monday January 08, 1900
US date format: 1/8/1900, UK date format: 8/1/1900
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It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 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 Serge Poliakoff and Dorothy Adams.
But much more happened that day: find out below..