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Wednesday 17 October 1900

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean Arthur and C Van Asch van Wijck. A Storm at Sea, directed by James H. White, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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What the sky looked like on 17 October 1900

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Movies

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A Storm at Sea

Directed by: James H. White

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Tango argentino

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: El Moreno Agapito

Around the Flip-Flap Railroad

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: George Albert Smith

Starring: Dorothy Smith, Harold Smith

As Seen Through a Telescope

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Arthur: American actress and singer (d. 1991).
  • C Van Asch van Wijck: Dutch artist and sculptor, who became an active member of the 1920s Hague (Den Haag) artist community both as a model and as a sculptor.
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Planetary positions on October 17, 1900 - Geocentric view

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