Wednesday 24 January 1900
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Theodosius Dobzhansky .
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..
What the sky looked like on 24 January 1900
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1900 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Theodosius Dobzhansky: Ukrainian-born American geneticist and biologist (d. 1975).
- Battle at Tugela-Spionkop, South Africa (Boers versus British army).
- The Second Boer War: At the Battle of Spion Kop, Boer troops defeat the British Army.