Wednesday 17 October 1900
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 October 1900
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1900 ?
- 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