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Tuesday May 22, 1900: on this day

May 22, 1900 was the 142nd day of the year 1900, under the sign of Gemini and the day of the week was Tuesday.

Is May 22, 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 22, 1900, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 22, 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 22nd, 1900 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 22, 1900?

May 22, 1900 was a Tuesday and it was the 141st day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 22, 1900 can also be written as 5/22/1900 in the US and as 22/5/1900 in UK and Europe.


May 22, 1900: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 22, 1900:

  • Associated Press organizes in New York City as non-profit news cooperative.
  • Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player.

May 22, 1900: What were the magazines covers that day?

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Who was born on May 22, 1900?

Famous people born on May 22, 1900:

  • Yvonne de Gaulle

    wife of Charles de Gaulle (Born 1900).

  • Vina Bovy

    Belgian soprano, opera singer and director.

  • Juan Arvizu
  • Frank Linton

    American astrologer.

  • Juan Arvizu tenor lírico y cantante bolero de México (f. 1985)
  • Herbert Wagner

    Austrian scientist (d. 1982).

  • Yvonne Vendroux

Whose famous birthday is on May 22nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 22nd:

  • Suho (Exo-K)

    Suho is a South Korean singer, actor, and leader of the popular K-pop group EXO-K.

  • Memphis (Tennessee)

    Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S.

  • Morrissey

    Morrissey is a British rock singer known for being the lead vocalist of the band The Smiths and for his solo career.

  • Naomi Campbell
    Naomi Campbell

    English actress, singer, model and author.

See more famous people and celebrities born on May 22nd


May 22, 1900: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 123 years 6 months old,

or 1482 months and 9 days old,

or 6445 weeks and 3 days old,

or 45118 days old,

if you were born on May 22, 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 22, 1900?

There are 173 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday May 22nd 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 22, 1900?

You belong to the Lost Generation if you were born on May 22, 1900.


May 22, 1900: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on May 22nd?

Famous deaths on May 22nd:

  • Langston Hughes

    American writer and a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

  • John Derek
    John Derek

    After his 1944 debut film, "Since You Were Away," he was drafted into the military.

  • Giorgio Almirante

    Italian politician and leader of Italy's Neo-Fascist party.

  • Martin Gabel

    Actor (Thief Marnie), dies aged 63.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on May 22nd


May 22, 1900: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 22, 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 22, 1900: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Rat chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 22, 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 22, 1900: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 22, 1900:

  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
  • National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
  • National Maritime Day in the United States.([1])

Observances on May 22, 1900:

  • International Day for Biological Diversity

Saints celebrated on May 22, 1900:

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Saint Atto
  • Saint Emile
  • Saint Fulk
  • Saint Lupus
  • Saint Romanus
  • Saint Julia
  • Saint Renata of Bavaria
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May 22, 1900: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 22, 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 22, 1900: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 22, 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 22, 1900: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 22, 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 22, 1900: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 22, 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

X Rays

X Rays

Release year: 1900

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Discover the planets positions on May 22nd, 1900 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 22, 1900: What was the lunar phase on that day?

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The lunar phase on May 22, 1900 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 22, 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 22, 1900 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 28% full, rising at 12:40 am and setting at 01:52 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 22, 1900?

On May 22, 1900 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 1900?

On May 22, 1900 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 22, 1900?

On May 22, 1900 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about May 22nd?

May 22nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 22nd 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 22nd, such as:

  • 2019 - War in Donbass - The Ukrainian military reports that eight Ukrainian soldiers were captured by prorussian fighters close to Novotroyitske.
  • 2018 - Southern Damascus offensive (April-May 2018, Syria): The Syrian government declares Damascus, its environs "completely safe" after taking Yarmouk Camp from ISIL and Hajar al Aswad.
  • 2017 - 2017 Manchester Arena Bombing: The Greater Manchester Police (GMP), reported that there were deadly explosions at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England. This happened at the conclusion of Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman Tour performance. (BBC) (The Guardian). The GMP confirmed that at least 19 people were killed and 50 more injured, and is treating it as a terrorist attack. No one immediately claimed responsibility.

Find out more about May 22nd


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.

Tuesday May 22, 1900