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Wednesday 23 May 1900

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hans Frank and Franz Neumann. Sherlock Holmes Baffled, directed by Arthur Marvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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Sherlock Holmes Baffled

Directed by: Arthur Marvin

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New Black Diamond Express

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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade

The Troublesome Fly

Aguinaldo's Navy

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Historical Events

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  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hans Frank: German head of the Nazi Law Department and legal counsel to Hitler.
  • Franz Neumann: German lawyer and theorist (d. 1954).
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  • Associated Press News Service forms in New York.
  • American Civil War: Sergeant William Harvey Carney becomes the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for his heroism in the Assault on the Battery Wagner in 1863.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 1900 - Geocentric view

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Good-Bye, Dolly Gray - J.W. Myers
  2. A Bird in a Gilded Cage - Steve Porter

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