Monday 12 August 1901
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 1901). The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Louis Vallon .
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..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1901 ?
- Louis Vallon: French politician, a member of the SFIO and the Socialist Party of France before World War II, and afterwards a Gaullist Left, and founding member of the RPF, the Democratic Labour Union and the UDR.
- Adolf Erik Nordenskiold: Finnish-born Swedish explorer (Born 1832).
- Boer general Kritzinger driven out of Cape colony