Monday 17 December 1900
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 17, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lois Haines Sargent and Katina Paxinou.
The Last Alarm, directed by William West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1900 ?
- Lois Haines Sargent
- Katina Paxinou: Actress (For Whom the Bell Tolls, Zita), dies at 72.
- Russel Beitzel: American homicide who killed his common-law-wife on 1/01/1930.
- V. S. Pritchett: Writer.
- Mary Cartwright: English mathematician and academic (d. 1998).
- Lois Sargent: American professional astrology and writer.
- Lucijan Marija Skerjanc: Yugoslavia -- Composer / conductor.
- 1st prize of 100, 00 francs offered for communications with extraterrestrials. Martians excluded-considered too easy
- New Ellis Island Immigration station completed costing $1.5 million.