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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 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