Tuesday 7 May 1901
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include L T Coggeshall and Gary Cooper.
On the Old Plantation, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1901 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- L T Coggeshall: Medical Scientist / US Secretary of HEW (1956-58).
- Gary Cooper: American actor who became a major star after his 1941 appearance in "Sergeant York.
- Marcel Poot: Belgian composer, music theorist and Conservatory Director in Brussels 1949-66.
- Josep Sert: Catalan architect and city planner.
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- Minstrels: First Part, No. 5 - Georgia Minstrel Co.
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