Wednesday 17 January 1900
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Olga Maria and Karl Müller.
Trial Run of the Battleship 'Alabama', directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
while Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondele was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1900 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Olga Maria: Nicolis di Robilant patron of the arts.
- Karl Müller: German poet and writer, alias Teut Ansolt.
- Brigham H. Roberts of Utah is not seated by the U.S. House of Representatives because of his plural marriage.
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