Wednesday 24 January 1900
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 24, 1900). 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.