Saturday June 30, 1900
US date format: 6/30/1900, UK date format: 30/6/1900
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Beatrix Loughran and Régis Blachere.
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 30, 1900?
- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- A wharf fire at the docks in Hoboken, New Jersey owned by the North German Lloyd Steamship line spreads to German passenger ships ''.'' The fire engulfs the adjacent piers and nearby ships, killing 326 people.