Tuesday 14 August 1900
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili and Arne Korsmo.
A Farmer's Imitation of Ching Ling Foo, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
while Unleavened Bread by Robert Grant was one of the best selling books.
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili: Composer.
- Arne Korsmo: Norwegian architect and propagator of the international architectural style.
- Louis Brauquier: France Writer.
- 1st electric tram in the Netherlands (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)
- 2,000 marines land to capture Beijing, ending Boxer rebellion
- A joint European-Japanese-United States force (Eight-Nation Alliance) occupies Beijing, in a campaign to end the bloody Boxer Rebellion in China.
- Boxer Rebellion: An international contingent of troops, under British command, invades Peking and frees the Europeans taken hostage.
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