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Wednesday August 15, 1900

US date format: 8/15/1900, UK date format: 15/8/1900

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on August 15, 1900, here's what our experts found out: it was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac and Moon Sign on August 15, 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 Estelle Brody and Jack Tworkov. The Last Days of Pompeii, directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1900
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Holidays

  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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The Last Days of Pompeii

The Last Days of Pompeii

Release year: 1900

Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack

Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing

Release year: 1900

Watermelon Contest

Watermelon Contest

Release year: 1900

Directed by: James White

Sherlock Holmes Baffled

Sherlock Holmes Baffled

Release year: 1900

Directed by: Arthur Marvin

Starring: Anonymous

New Black Diamond Express

New Black Diamond Express

Release year: 1900

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 15, 1900?

On August 15, 1900 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is August 15, 1900?

On August 15, 1900 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 15, 1900?

On August 15, 1900 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 15, 1900?

On August 15, 1900 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 15, 1900?

On August 15, 1900 Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 15, 1900?

On August 15, 1900 several famous people were born including, Estelle Brody, Jack Tworkov.