Friday August 16, 1901

US date format: 8/16/1901, UK date format: 16/8/1901

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 16, 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 Pierre Roquejeoffre and Christian Stiebel. In that special week of August people in US were listening to When You Were Sweet Sixteen by Harry Macdonough. Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1901
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944

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Movies

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Photographing a Country Couple

Photographing a Country Couple

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Forward

Forward

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Henry Bedwell

What Came Out of the Cheese; or, The Lilliputians in a New York Restaurant

What Came Out of the Cheese; or, The Lilliputians in a New York Restaurant

Release year: 1901

What Happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City

What Happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City

Release year: 1901

Directed by: George S. Fleming, Edwin S. Porter

Starring: A.C. Abadie, Florence Georgie

Panoramic View of Electric Tower from a Balloon

Panoramic View of Electric Tower from a Balloon

Release year: 1901

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - When You Were Sweet Sixteen

TV Series

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Videogames

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 16, 1901?

On August 16, 1901 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 16, 1901?

On August 16, 1901 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 16, 1901?

On August 16, 1901 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 16, 1901?

On August 16, 1901 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 16, 1901?

On August 16, 1901 Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 16, 1901?

On August 16, 1901 several famous people were born including, Pierre Roquejeoffre, Christian Stiebel.