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What Happened on May 10, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, British-American astronomer and astrophysicist who proposed that stars are composed largely of hydrogen and are not glowing balls of molten rock, born in Wendover, England (d. 1979)
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About May 10, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus