Wednesday August 14, 1901
US date format: 8/14/1901, UK date format: 14/8/1901
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 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 James Pitman and Alice Rivaz.
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 14, 1901?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
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- SS Islander hits iceberg near Alaska and sinks killing 70
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 14, 1901?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - When You Were Sweet Sixteen