Friday July 20, 1900
US date format: 7/20/1900, UK date format: 20/7/1900
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 20, 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 Kurt Seligmann and Giuseppe Ermini.
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 20, 1900?