Thursday 16 August 1900
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include L J Jensen and LJ Jensen.
Watermelon Contest, directed by James White, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1900 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- L J Jensen
- LJ Jensen: American professional astrologer and writer in Kansas City, MO in 1939 who specialized in financial astrology.
- Eca de Queiroz: Portuguese writer (Born 1845).