Wednesday 8 May 1901
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vladimir Sofronitsky and Ingrid Bjerkås.
Another Job for the Undertaker, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 May 1901
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1901 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Vladimir Sofronitsky
- Ingrid Bjerkås: Norwegian theologian, the first female minister of the Church of Norway.
- Fr?d?ric Trensz: Volksberg physician.
- Turkey Stearnes: American baseball player (d. 1979).
- In their long-delayed American League home opener, Boston defeats Philadelphia 12-4.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1901 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- When the Harvest Days are Over - Harry Macdonough
- Selections from Florodora - Gilmore's Band