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Sunday May 20, 1900: on this day

About May 20th, 1900, in brief:

  • Historical events: 2nd modern Olympic games opens in Paris (lasted 5 months)
  • Day of the week: May 20th, 1900 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: James Stewart, Naturi Naughton
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • Popular movie: After Dark in Central Park directed by

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What day of the week was May 20, 1900?

May 20, 1900 was a Sunday and it was the 140th day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 20, 1900 can also be written as 5/20/1900 in the US and as 20/5/1900 in UK and Europe.


May 20, 1900: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 20, 1900:

  • 2nd modern olympic games opens in paris (lasted 5 months)

May 20, 1900: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 20, 1900: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 20th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 20, 1900: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 20, 1900 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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May 20, 1900: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 20, 1900 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 20, 1900 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 20, 1900 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 52% full, rising at 11:34 pm and setting at 11:31 am.

The previous full moon was on May 14, 1900 while the next full moon would come on Jun 13, 1900.

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Who was born on May 20, 1900?

Famous people born on May 20, 1900:

  • Lydia Cabrera

    Cuban poet and anthropologist.

  • Sumitranandan Pant

    Indian poet and author (d. 1977).

Whose famous birthday is on May 20th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 20th:

  • James Stewart
    James Stewart

    James stewart was an iconic american actor known for his roles in classic films such as it's a wonderful life and mr.

  • Naturi Naughton
    Naturi Naughton

    Successful actress and singer known for her entrepreneurship ventures.

  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Nawazuddin siddiqui is an indian actor known for his versatile and intense performances in bollywood films.

  • Busta Rhymes
    Busta Rhymes

    Rhymes, an american rapper, formed leaders of the new school, in 1990.

  • Timothy Olyphant
    Timothy Olyphant

    Timothy olyphant is an american actor known for his roles in tv shows like justified and deadwood, as well as in movies like live free or...

  • Louis Theroux
    Louis Theroux

    Singaporean-english journalist/producer.

  • David Hedison
    David Hedison

    American actor (d. 2019).

  • Constance Towers
    Constance Towers

    Actress (capitol.

  • Angela Goethals
    Angela Goethals

    Actress (vi warshawski heartbreak hotel, heartbreak hotel).

  • Yon González
    Yon González

    Spanish actor.

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How old is someone born on May 20, 1900?

Someone born on May 20, 1900 is:

124 years 2 months old,

or 1490 months and 1 day old,

or 6479 weeks

or 45353 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 20, 1900?

There are 303 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday May 20th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 20, 1900?

You belong to the Lost Generation if you were born on May 20, 1900.

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May 20, 1900: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 20, 1900:

  • Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman composer

    At the age of 80, he dies.

  • André Léo

What famous deaths happened on May 20th?

Famous deaths on May 20th:

  • Gilda Radner
    Gilda Radner

    American comedian on film and stage who created a collection of funny characters for tv's "saturday night live".

  • Lucy Gordon
    Lucy Gordon

    British actress and model (born 1980).

  • Anton Diffring
    Anton Diffring

    Koblenz, germany -- actor (assignment vienna).

  • Barbara Murray
    Barbara Murray

    English actress (d. 2014.

  • Jon Pertwee
    Jon Pertwee

    English actor, portrayed the third doctor (b. 1919).

  • Susan Roces
    Susan Roces

    Producer and actress from the philippines.

  • Christopher Columbus

    Italian explorer who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean, opening the way for widespread European exploration and the eventual...

  • Churchill

    Legendary British boxer known for his fierce fighting style and iconic victories.

  • Marquis de Lafayette

    French military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War.

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Who was the US President on May 20, 1900?

On May 20, 1900 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 20, 1900?

On May 20, 1900 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 20, 1900?

On May 20, 1900 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about May 20th?

May 20th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 20th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 20th, such as:

  • 2019 - Threety-two people were killed when islamic state members set off a prison riot in vahdat (tajikistan) and started a fire at a jail in vahdat.
  • 2018 - 2018 lower puna eruption: lava continues to spew from kilauea (hawaii) fissures, reaching the pacific ocean, and severely injuring one person.
  • 2017 - Libyan civil war (2014-2018): an attack on an airbase controlled by the libyan national army in southern libya has claimed 140 lives.

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What happened in 1900?

1900 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • General French relieves Kimberley / Cecil Rhodes
  • Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
  • British troops over run Johannesburg

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What was the calendar for May 1900?

May 1900 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Sunday May 20, 1900