Tuesday June 26, 1900
US date format: 6/26/1900, UK date format: 26/6/1900
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Joseph E A "Jo" Spier and Edith Allison.
Watermelon Contest, directed by James White, 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 June 26, 1900?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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- Dr Walter Reed begins research that beats Yellow Fever.