Wednesday 2 October 1901
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include [Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell and Christopher Clarkson.
En casa del fotógrafo, directed by Eugenio Cardini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- [Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell: South African poet (Flowering Rifle).
- Christopher Clarkson: Test Pilot.
- Kiki de Montparnasse: French artist's model, nightclub singer, actress, memoirist, and painter.
- Sydney Old: British astrologer.
- Alice Prin: French singer actress and painter (d. 1953).
- 1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow
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