Thursday 12 July 1900
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fjodor Godunov-Tcherdynchev and Carlo Cappelletti.
Sherlock Holmes Baffled, directed by Arthur Marvin, 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 12 July 1900
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1900 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Fjodor Godunov-Tcherdynchev: Russian poet (Life of Tchernyshevsky).
- Carlo Cappelletti: Italian scientist, botanist, author, many publications on botany, married once, two children.
- Angilotto Modotto: Italy Painter.
- Chhabi Biswas: Indian actor and director (d. 1962).
- 114 degrees F (46 degrees C), Basin, Wyoming (state record).
- A German cruise liner, the SS ''Deutschland'', breaks the record for the Blue Riband for the first time with an average speed of .