Monday 14 May 1900
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Billie Dove [Lilian Bohny] and Cesare Polacco.
Confounding the Art Critic, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Billie Dove [Lilian Bohny]: NYC, New York -- Actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride).
- Cesare Polacco: Italian actor from age 19 in commercials, moving into stage and TV.
- Hal Borland: American journalist and author (d. 1978).
- Walter Rehberg: Swiss concert pianist, composer and writer (d. 1957).
- Leo Smit: Dutch pianist and composer (d. 1943).
- Edgar Wind: German-English historian author and academic (d. 1971)
- Second Boer War: The British Army relieves the Siege of Mafeking.
- Boxer Rebellion: Boxers destroy three villages near Peking and kill sixty Chinese Christians.
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