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Monday May 21, 1900: on this day

May 21, 1900 was the 141st day of the year 1900, under the sign of Gemini and the day of the week was Monday.

Is May 21, 1900 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on May 21, 1900, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 21, 1900, which were the most popular songs (ex. A Bird in a Gilded Cage by Steve Porter), movies (e.g. Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade, directed by ), TV series and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 21st, 1900 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 21, 1900?

May 21, 1900 was a Monday and it was the 140th day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 21, 1900 can also be written as 5/21/1900 in the US and as 21/5/1900 in UK and Europe.


May 21, 1900: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 21, 1900:

  • Russia invades Manchuria.

May 21, 1900: What were the magazines covers that day?

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Who was born on May 21, 1900?

Whose famous birthday is on May 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 21st:

  • Notorious BIG

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  • Valencia (Spain)

    Valencia (Spain) is a city located on the eastern coast of Spain, known for its beautiful architecture, vibrant culture, and delicious...

  • Mohanlal

    Mohanlal is an Indian actor and producer known for his work in Malayalam cinema.

  • Chris Froome

    Chris Froome is a professional cyclist known for winning multiple Tour de France titles and being one of the most successful riders of his...

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May 21, 1900: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 123 years 6 months old,

or 1482 months and 10 days old,

or 6445 weeks and 4 days old,

or 45119 days old,

if you were born on May 21, 1900.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 21, 1900?

There are 172 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday May 21st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 21, 1900?

You belong to the Lost Generation if you were born on May 21, 1900.


May 21, 1900: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on May 21st?

Famous deaths on May 21st:

  • Rajiv Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi is an Indian politician and well-known family member.

  • Niki de Saint Phalle

    French filmmaker, painter, and sculptor (Born 1930).

  • Barbara Cartland

    British author who wrote hundreds of books about philosophy, history and sociology.

  • John Garfield
    John Garfield

    American actor who starred in 31 films between 1938 and 1951.

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May 21, 1900: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 21, 1900 is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini 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.

Discover the personality of May born.

May 21, 1900: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Rat chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 21, 1900 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

Discover the Rat personality and how the Metal Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.


May 21, 1900: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 21, 1900:

  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
  • Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.

Observances on May 21, 1900:

  • International Tea Day
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Saints celebrated on May 21, 1900:

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
  • Saint Goderik
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May 21, 1900: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 21, 1900 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 21st and May 27th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 21, 1900: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 21, 1900 was A Bird in a Gilded Cage by Steve Porter, according to the music chart for the week May 21st and May 27th.

May 21, 1900: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 21, 1900 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 21st and May 27th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - A Bird in a Gilded Cage
  2. - Good-Bye, Dolly Gray

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May 21, 1900: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 21, 1900 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade

Release year: 1900

May Day Parade

May Day Parade

Release year: 1900

After Dark in Central Park

After Dark in Central Park

Release year: 1900



Release year: 1900

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X Rays

Release year: 1900

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Discover the planets positions on May 21st, 1900 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 21, 1900: What was the lunar phase on that day?

Lunar phase


The lunar phase on May 21, 1900 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 21, 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 21, 1900 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 40% full, rising at 12:08 am and setting at 12:41 pm.

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


Who was the US President on May 21, 1900?

On May 21, 1900 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 21, 1900?

On May 21, 1900 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 21, 1900?

On May 21, 1900 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about May 21st?

May 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st 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 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - An ambush occurred at 12th Mile on Khonsa Deomali Road in Tirap District, Arunachal Pradesh. Eleven people were killed.
  • 2018 - Economy of Japan: Sony has agreed to a $2.3billion deal in which they will purchase a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing. This deal will allow Sony to indirectly own 90% the music publisher and its 2 million songs.
  • 2017 - War in Afghanistan (2001-present: At least 20 Afghan police officers are killed in a Taliban raid in southern Afghanistan.

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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.

Discover how May 1900 calendar looked like.

Monday May 21, 1900