Monday August 05, 1901
US date format: 8/5/1901, UK date format: 5/8/1901
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It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1901). 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 Claude Autant-Lara and Roger Deleplanque.
Forward, directed by Henry Bedwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 05, 1901?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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- Peter O'Connor sets the first IAAF recognised long jump world record of 24 ft 11 3/4 ins. The record will stand for 20 years.
- Victoria : British royal family, the Queen of...