Thursday December 12, 1901
US date format: 12/12/1901, UK date format: 12/12/1901
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 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 Harald Kaarmann .
William Tell, directed by Jonathan Haswell, 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 December 12, 1901?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Marconi receives first transatlantic radio signal, England to US.
- Harald Kaarmann: Estonian footballer (d. 1942).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 12, 1901?
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- Will Denny - Any Old Place I Hang My Hat is Home, Sweet Home To Me