Tuesday April 17, 1900
US date format: 4/17/1900, UK date format: 17/4/1900
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 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 Jeanne Mauchain and Louis Emie.
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..