Tuesday January 09, 1900
US date format: 1/9/1900, UK date format: 9/1/1900
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 9, 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 Richard Halliburton and Joseph Frederick.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 09, 1900?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
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- The first through passenger train goes from Cairo to Khartoum.