Thursday July 19, 1900
US date format: 7/19/1900, UK date format: 19/7/1900
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 19, 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 Charles Barnet "Roscoe" Harvey and Arno Breker.
Watermelon Contest, directed by James White, 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 July 19, 1900?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
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- The first line of the Paris Métro is opened.