Tuesday January 16, 1900

US date format: 1/16/1900, UK date format: 16/1/1900

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eugen Bamann and Edith Frank.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 16, 1900?


  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand


  • The United States Senate accepts the Anglo-German treaty of 1899 in which the United Kingdom renounces its claims to the Samoan islands.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1900?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Mandy Lee - Albert Campbell
  2. I'd Leave My Happy Home for You - Edward M. Favor
  3. If you Were Only Mine - Albert Campbell

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