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Saturday 12 October 1901

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1901). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gabriel-Marie Garrone and Salvador Dali. Pan-American Exposition by Night, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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What the sky looked like on 12 October 1901

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Pan-American Exposition by Night

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Photographing a Country Couple

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

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Little Red Riding Hood

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Rachel Gillet

The Bund, Shanghai

Panoramic View, Asheville, N.C.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1901 ?

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gabriel-Marie Garrone: French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education.
  • Salvador Dali: Spanish infant mortality, died at one year nine months, 8/01/1903, 5:00 PM from an infectious gastro-enteric catarrh according to the death certificate.
  • Enrico Falqui: Italy Writer.
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  • President Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the ''Executive Mansion'' to the White House.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 12, 1901 - Geocentric view

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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I've a Longing in My Heart for You, Louise - Harry Macdonough
  2. The Invincible Eagle March - Sousa's Band
  3. Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder - Harry Macdonough

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