Monday August 27, 1900
US date format: 8/27/1900, UK date format: 27/8/1900
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It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 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 Willy Koninckx .
A Storm at Sea, directed by James H. 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 August 27, 1900?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Battle at Bergendal: General Buller beats Boer general Botha
- Willy Koninckx: Belgium Writer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 1900?
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- Dan Quinn - San Francisco Sadie