Wednesday August 22, 1900
US date format: 8/22/1900, UK date format: 22/8/1900
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 22, 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 Elizabeth Bergner and Sergei Ozhegov.
A Storm at Sea, directed by James H. 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 August 22, 1900?