Wednesday December 26, 1900
US date format: 12/26/1900, UK date format: 26/12/1900
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 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 Henri Pistre and Jose Gaos.
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 December 26, 1900?
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- First day of Kwanzaa
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 26, 1900?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Albert Campbell - Ma Blushin' Rosie