Sunday May 20, 1900
US date format: 5/20/1900, UK date format: 20/5/1900
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Lydia Cabrera and Sumitranandan Pant.
The Conjurer, directed by George Albert Smith, 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 May 20, 1900?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
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- 2nd modern Olympic games opens in Paris (lasted 5 months)
- Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman composer: dies at age 80.