Thursday August 30, 1900
US date format: 8/30/1900, UK date format: 30/8/1900
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 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 Franklin C Fry and Gilbert Dupé.
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 30, 1900?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Last 2000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt South Africa freed
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 1900?
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- Dan Quinn - San Francisco Sadie