Wednesday 16 January 1901
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 16, 1901). The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fulgencio Batista and Laura Riding.
The Snowman, directed by Tomas Alfredson, 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 16 January 1901
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1901 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Fulgencio Batista: Cuban military man who served as the dictator of his country from 1940-1944.
- Laura Riding: Poet.
- Frank Zamboni: American businessman founded the Zamboni Company (d. 1988).