Tuesday January 23, 1900
US date format: 1/23/1900, UK date format: 23/1/1900
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Ralph Graves and David Hand (animator).
Another Picture Showing Demonstration of a Pneumatic Shell Riveter, directed by , 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 January 23, 1900?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- The Battle of Spion Kop between the forces of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State and British forces during the Second Boer War resulted in a British defeat.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 23, 1900?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Vess Ossman - The Old Folks at Home