Sunday 13 October 1901
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Merkelbach and Edward Chapman.
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..
What the sky looked like on 13 October 1901
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Which were the important events of 13 October 1901 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1901 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I've a Longing in My Heart for You, Louise - Harry Macdonough
- The Invincible Eagle March - Sousa's Band
- Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder - Harry Macdonough