Tuesday October 08, 1901
US date format: 10/8/1901, UK date format: 8/10/1901
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 1901). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (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 Bernard Garre and Hans Doerry.
Pan-American Exposition by Night, directed by , 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 October 08, 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
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1901?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
- Sousa's Band - The Invincible Eagle March
- Harry Macdonough - I've a Longing in My Heart for You, Louise