Monday July 16, 1900
US date format: 7/16/1900, UK date format: 16/7/1900
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It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 16, 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 Marcel Duhamel and Andre Routis.
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..