Thursday August 23, 1900
US date format: 8/23/1900, UK date format: 23/8/1900
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 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 Ernst Krenek and Malvina Reynolds.
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 23, 1900?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
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- National Negro Business League organizes (Boston).