Saturday October 12, 1901

US date format: 10/12/1901, UK date format: 12/10/1901
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 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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Pan-American Exposition by Night

Pan-American Exposition by Night

Photographing a Country Couple

Photographing a Country Couple

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Rachel Gillet

Arrival of Tongkin Train

Arrival of Tongkin Train

Coaling a Steamer, Nagasaki Bay, Japan

Coaling a Steamer, Nagasaki Bay, Japan


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 12, 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
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  • President Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the ''Executive Mansion'' to the White House.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 1901?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
  2. - The Invincible Eagle March
  3. - I've a Longing in My Heart for You, Louise

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