Wednesday May 16, 1900
US date format: 5/16/1900, UK date format: 16/5/1900
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Maurice Villain and Aage Winther-Jørgensen.
The Conjurer, directed by George Albert Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
But much more happened that day: find out below..