Friday 3 May 1901
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Billy and Gino Cervi.
On the Old Plantation, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
while Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Find out your future
Which were the important events of 3 May 1901 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Billy : French Madame, a famed brothel keeper in her day.
- Gino Cervi: Italian actor of both stage and screen.
- Philippe Pares: Paris 4éme Musician.
- Joseph Leccia: Ajaccio physician.
- Fire destroyed 1,700 buildings in Jacksonville Florida.
- The Great Fire of 1901 begins in Jacksonville, Florida.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1901 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Tell Me, Pretty Maiden - Harry Macdonough & Grace Spencer
- Florodora: Selections - Vess Ossman
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?