Wednesday October 24, 1900
US date format: 10/24/1900, UK date format: 24/10/1900
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 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 Elizabeth Hill and Karl Otto Runolfsson.
The Last Alarm, directed by William West, 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 October 24, 1900?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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- General Redvers Buller returns to England