Thursday August 15, 1901: on this day

About August 15th, 1901, in brief:

  • Historical events: Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro.
  • Day of the week: August 15th, 1901 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Ox (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: When You Were Sweet Sixteen by Harry Macdonough
  • Popular movie: Forward directed by Henry Bedwell

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What day of the week was August 15, 1901?

August 15, 1901 was a Thursday and it was the 227th day of the year 1901 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 15, 1901 can also be written as 8/15/1901 in the US and as 15/8/1901 in UK and Europe.

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August 15, 1901: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 15, 1901:

  • Arch rock, danger to bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro.

August 15, 1901: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 15, 1901: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 15th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 15, 1901: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 15, 1901 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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August 15, 1901: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 15, 1901 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 15, 1901 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 15, 1901 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 7% full, rising at 06:31 am and setting at 07:50 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 31, 1901 while the next full moon would come on Aug 29, 1901.

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Who was born on August 15, 1901?

Famous people born on August 15, 1901:

  • Challis Beasley

    Influential engineer who contributed to the development of radar technology.

  • Byron Arnold

    Byron arnold was an american composer known for his contributions to classical music.

  • Isobel Gardner

    Isobel Gardner was a Scottish poet and translator who contributed to the literary world.

  • Chu Hsi-ning

    Chinese poet known for his contributions to classical Chinese poetry.

  • Sulho Ranta

    Sulho ranta was a finnish composer known for his contributions to finnish classical music.

  • Pyotr Novikov

    Russian mathematician and theorist (b. 1901).

  • Arnulfo Arias Madrid

    21st president of the republic of panamá (d. 1988).

  • Hans Lorbeer


  • Arias Arnulfo three time president of Panama (1940-41

    1949-51, 1968).

  • Pierre Lepine

    Lyon 2?me physician.

  • Ned Washington
  • Nuto Navarrini
  • John B. Goodman
  • Dmitrij Aleksandrovič Romanov
  • Pëtr Sergeevič Novikov
  • Arnulfo Arias

Whose famous birthday is on August 15th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 15th:

  • Jennifer Lawrence
    Jennifer Lawrence

    Academy Award-winning actress known for her roles in films like The Hunger Games, Silver Linings Playbook, and X-Men: First Class.

  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck

    American actor.

  • Debra Messing
    Debra Messing

    Debra Messing is an American actress best known for her role as Grace Adler on the TV series 'Will & Grace.

  • Anthony Anderson
    Anthony Anderson

    Anthony anderson is an american actor and comedian known for his roles in tv shows like 'black-ish' and films like 'kangaroo jack'.

  • Nino Ferrer
    Nino Ferrer

    Pop music songwriter and singer from italy.

  • Julia Child
    Julia Child

    American chef and author of more than nine cookbooks.

  • Stieg Larsson
    Stieg Larsson

    Swedish journalist and writer.

  • Mike Connors
    Mike Connors

    Touch connors, an american actor, was first seen on screen in 1953.

  • Zeljko Ivanek
    Zeljko Ivanek

    Lujubljana, yugoslavia -- actor (mass appeal).

  • Wendy Hiller
    Wendy Hiller

    England, united kingdom -- actresses (major barbara and david copperfield).

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How old is someone born on August 15, 1901?

Someone born on August 15, 1901 is:

122 years 11 months old,

or 1475 months and 8 days old,

or 6414 weeks and 5 days old,

or 44903 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 15, 1901?

There are 23 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 15th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 15, 1901?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on August 15, 1901.

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August 15, 1901: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 15, 1901:

  • Karl Weinhold

    Germany -- sociologist dies at the age of 77.

What famous deaths happened on August 15th?

Famous deaths on August 15th:

  • Jan Kiepura
    Jan Kiepura

    Sosnowiec (poland) -- vocalist / actor ("her wonderful lie").

  • August Schellenberg
    August Schellenberg

    Canadian-american actor (d. 2013.

  • Paul Lukas
    Paul Lukas

    Actor kim, berlin express, dies at 76 from heart failure.

  • Mckenleigh Avery

    Mckenleigh Avery was a renowned author known for their thought-provoking and critically acclaimed works of fiction.

  • Lavante Dubois

    Lavante Dubois was a renowned mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of abstract algebra and number theory.

  • Lancer Sharma

    Lancer Sharma was a renowned mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of number theory.

  • Elfida Vargas

    Elfida Vargas was a renowned Colombian poet whose work explored themes of love, nature, and social justice.

  • Jyron Fitzgerald

    Jyron Fitzgerald was a celebrated biographer known for his insightful and meticulously researched works on influential figures in history.

  • Yaacov Ziv

    Co-inventor of the Lempel-Ziv compression algorithms.

  • Hazelene Ray

    Renowned gospel singer known for her powerful voice.

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August 15, 1901: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 15, 1901 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 12th and August 18th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 15, 1901: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 15, 1901 was When You Were Sweet Sixteen by Harry Macdonough, according to the music chart for the week August 12th and August 18th.

  1. - When You Were Sweet Sixteen

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Who was the US President on August 15, 1901?

On August 15, 1901 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 15, 1901?

On August 15, 1901 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 15, 1901?

On August 15, 1901 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about August 15th?

August 15th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 15th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 15th, such as:

  • 2018 - War in afghanistan: a suicide bomber attack on a kabul education center left at least 48 people dead, mostly students. the taliban denies any involvement. (bbc). two units of afghan security forces were attacked by the taliban in baghlan-e-markazi district of baghlan province. the attack resulted in the deaths of at least 39 soldiers as well as police officers.
  • 2017 - Boko haram insurgency, three suicide bombers kill 27 and injure 83 people near maiduguri (nigeria).
  • 2016 - At least 11 people were killed in an airstrike by the saudi-led coalition that struck a northern yemen hospital run by medecins sans frontieres.

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What happened in 1901?

1901 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow
  • Battle at Bakenlaagte: Lieutenant Colonel Bensons unit vs. Boers
  • Gerhart Hauptmanns Der rote Hahn, premieres in Berlin

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What was the calendar for August 1901?

August 1901 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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