Sunday June 17, 1900
US date format: 6/17/1900, UK date format: 17/6/1900
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Martin Bormann and Paul Dupré-Lafon.
Sherlock Holmes Baffled, directed by Arthur Marvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 17, 1900?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1900?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - My Sunny Southern Home