Wednesday January 17, 1900

US date format: 1/17/1900, UK date format: 17/1/1900

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 17, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Olga Maria and Karl Müller.
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Which were the important events of January 17, 1900?


  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed


  • Brigham H. Roberts of Utah is not seated by the U.S. House of Representatives because of his plural marriage.

    Famous Birthday

  • Olga Maria: Nicolis di Robilant patron of the arts.
  • Karl Müller: German poet and writer, alias Teut...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17, 1900?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Mandy Lee - Albert Campbell
  2. I'd Leave My Happy Home for You - Edward M. Favor
  3. If you Were Only Mine - Albert Campbell

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