Saturday 17 February 1900
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ruth Clifford .
while The Reign of Law by James Lane Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 17 February 1900 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Ruth Clifford: American actress (d. 1998).
- Second Boer War: Battle of Paardeberg: British troops defeat the Boers.
- The British Labour Party is formed and Ramsay MacDonald is appointed as its first secretary.
- FC Bayern Munich football club is founded.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1900 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Nothing's Too Good for the Irish - Dan Quinn
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?