Tuesday August 13, 1901
US date format: 8/13/1901, UK date format: 13/8/1901
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1901). The US president was William McKinley (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 Ian Whyte .
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..
Which were the important events of August 13, 1901?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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- Ian Whyte: Composer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1901?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - When You Were Sweet Sixteen