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Thursday May 24, 1900: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/24/1900, UK date format: 24/5/1900

May 24th, 1900 was the 144th day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Gemini. The day of the week was Thursday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Edoardo De Filippo and Robert Chamfleury.

The number one song in US was A Bird in a Gilded Cage by Steve Porter.

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade, directed by , was one of the most viewed movie released in 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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | Music charts

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May 24, 1900 Events

What happened on May 24, 1900?

Historical Events

  • Second Boer War: The United Kingdom annexes the Orange Free State.

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May 24, 1900 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on May 24, 1900?

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If May 24, 1900 is your birthday you are 123 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 24.

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May 24, 1900 Famous Deaths

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May 24, 1900 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Gemini personality

Who should a Gemini marry?

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

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Chinese Zodiac

Rat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rat

Element: Metal

Rat personality

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May 24, 1900 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 24, 1900?

The day of the week was Thursday.

May 24th marks the 143rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1900.

There are 221 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 24, 1900 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 24, 1900?


  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
  • Mary, Help of the Christians
  • Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.


  • Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
  • Saint Amadl
  • Saint Suzanna
  • Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 24, 1900? Which were the top hits on May 24, 1900?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - A Bird in a Gilded Cage
  2. - Good-Bye, Dolly Gray

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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade

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May Day Parade

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After Dark in Central Park

After Dark in Central Park

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Birth chart on this day

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May 24, 1900 Lunar and Planetary phase

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The moon phase for May 24, 1900 is New Moon.

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