Tuesday August 14, 1900
US date format: 8/14/1900, UK date format: 14/8/1900
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 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 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili and Arne Korsmo.
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..
Which were the important events of August 14, 1900?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
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- 1st electric tram in the Netherlands (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)