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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 16, 1901?
- 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
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16, 1901?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - When You Were Sweet Sixteen
Make this day unforgettable
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.