Saturday 14 September 1901
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
En casa del fotógrafo, directed by Eugenio Cardini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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- President of the United States William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt on September 6: and is succeeded by Theodore Roosevelt.
- US President William McKinley dies in Buffalo, New York, of gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin eight days earlier.
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