Tuesday 8 October 1901
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Garre and Hans Doerry.
Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, 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 October 1901
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1901 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1901 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I've a Longing in My Heart for You, Louise - Harry Macdonough
- The Invincible Eagle March - Sousa's Band
- Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder - Harry Macdonough