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Sunday December 16, 1900: on this day

About December 16th, 1900, in brief:

  • Historical events: Boer army under General Kritzinger take Cape colony.
  • Day of the week: December 16th, 1900 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Theo James, Krysten Ritter
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • #1 US song: When Reuben Comes to Town by Dan Quinn
  • Popular movie: Boarding School Girls' Pajama Parade directed by

More about December 16th, 1900? See below for more news and curiosities on December 16th, 1900.


What day of the week was December 16, 1900?

December 16, 1900 was a Sunday and it was the 350th day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 16, 1900 can also be written as 12/16/1900 in the US and as 16/12/1900 in UK and Europe.

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December 16, 1900: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on December 16, 1900:

  • Boer army under general kritzinger take cape colony.

December 16, 1900: What were the magazines covers that day?

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December 16, 1900: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 16th is Sagittarius.

Sagittarius is the 9th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between November 22nd and December 21st belong to the Sagittarius sign: discover Sagittarius personality and who should a Sagittarius marry.

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn.

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December 16, 1900: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 16, 1900 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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December 16, 1900: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on December 16, 1900 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 16, 1900 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on December 16, 1900 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 16% full, rising at 02:06 am and setting at 01:34 pm.

The previous full moon was on Dec 06, 1900 while the next full moon would come on Jan 05, 1901.

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Who was born on December 16, 1900?

Famous people born on December 16, 1900:

  • Rudolf Diels

    German first chief of gestapo, a secret police force that was established in june 1933.

  • Lucille Lortel

    American actress and producer (d.1999).

  • V Pritchett

    English critic and author.

  • Victor S Pritchett

    Author / literary critic (myth makers).

Whose famous birthday is on December 16th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 16th:

  • Theo James
    Theo James

    Theo James is a British actor best known for his roles in the Divergent series and the TV series Downton Abbey.

  • Krysten Ritter
    Krysten Ritter

    American actress, musician, and model.

  • Maruschka Detmers
    Maruschka Detmers

    Actress and comedian, best known for her part in "pra(c]nom carmen", a jean-luc godard directed film.

  • Liv Ullmann
    Liv Ullmann

    Born in tokyo, norway, she became a leading dramatic actress of swedish and foreign films.

  • Benjamin Bratt
    Benjamin Bratt

    American actor who rose to stardom in 1995 when he played detective reynaldo "rey” curtis on nbc's law & order.

  • Flo Rida
    Flo Rida

    American rapper.

  • Christopher Biggins
    Christopher Biggins

    English actor and tv presenter.

  • Miranda Otto
    Miranda Otto

    An australian actress who is well-known for her role as a%0owyn in peter jackson’s "the lord of the rings” trilogy (2001-2003).

  • Xander Berkeley
    Xander Berkeley

    Xander Berkeley is an American actor known for his roles in movies and TV shows.

  • Jon Tenney
    Jon Tenney

    American actor and director.

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How old is someone born on December 16, 1900?

Someone born on December 16, 1900 is:

123 years 5 months old,

or 1481 months and 8 days old,

or 6440 weeks and 5 days old,

or 45085 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 16, 1900?

There are 206 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday December 16th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 16, 1900?

You belong to the Lost Generation if you were born on December 16, 1900.


December 16, 1900: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on December 16th?

Famous deaths on December 16th:

  • Silvana Mangano
    Silvana Mangano

    Italian actress who rose to fame in 1949 as a star of "bitter rice" in which she played the role of a leading lady in italy.

  • Lee Van Cleef
    Lee Van Cleef

    Lee van cleef, one of the greatest movie villains, started his career as an accountant.

  • Thelma Todd
    Thelma Todd

    American actress and comedian (b. 1905).

  • Nicol Williamson
    Nicol Williamson

    Nicol Williamson was a talented actor known for his performances on stage and screen.

  • Keely Smith
    Keely Smith

    American singer and actress (b. 1928).

  • John Spencer
    John Spencer

    English rugby player and coach.

  • Aileen Pringle
    Aileen Pringle

    Actress (age consent, convicted night parade).

  • Moses Gunn
    Moses Gunn

    American actor.

  • Jacub Grimm

    Jacub Grimm was a German academic, linguist, cultural researcher, and author who, together with his brother Wilhelm, published collections...

  • Der Grimm

    Der Grimm, along with his brother Jacob, collected and published many traditional German folktales and fairy tales.

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December 16, 1900: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on December 16, 1900:

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
  • Bangladesh - Victory Day
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December 16, 1900: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on December 16, 1900 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week December 10th and December 16th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

December 16, 1900: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on December 16, 1900 was When Reuben Comes to Town by Dan Quinn, according to the music chart for the week December 10th and December 16th.

December 16, 1900: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on December 16, 1900 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 10th and December 16th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - When Reuben Comes to Town

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December 16, 1900: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 16, 1900 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Boarding School Girls' Pajama Parade

Boarding School Girls' Pajama Parade

Release year: 1900

Country: United States of America

The Tribulations of an Amateur Photographer

The Tribulations of an Amateur Photographer

Release year: 1900

The Last Alarm

Release year: 1900

Directed by: William West

Einzug unserer Chinakrieger in Berlin am 16.12.1900

Einzug unserer Chinakrieger in Berlin am 16.12.1900

Release year: 1900

Heimkehr der Truppen aus China nach Berlin

Heimkehr der Truppen aus China nach Berlin

Release year: 1900


Who was the US President on December 16, 1900?

On December 16, 1900 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 16, 1900?

On December 16, 1900 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 16, 1900?

On December 16, 1900 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about December 16th?

December 16th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 16th day of the month of December. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on December 16th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 strasbourg attack: a polish national is killed in an attack on strasbourg, france by terrorists.
  • 2017 - China-united kingdom relations and one belt one road initiative: according to the bbc, david cameron, former prime minister of britain, will head a ps750million ($1 billion) u.k. fund to improve rail, road, and air links between china, its trading partners, and china.
  • 2016 - Aleppo offensive (november-december 2016, syria): the syrian forces are disrupting evacuations following the failed ceasefire. the city's remains were evacuated by approximately 8000 civilians.

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What happened in 1900?

1900 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • General French relieves Kimberley / Cecil Rhodes
  • Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
  • British troops over run Johannesburg

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What was the calendar for December 1900?

December 1900 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with December being the 12th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how December 1900 calendar looked like.

Sunday December 16, 1900