Wednesday January 16, 1901
US date format: 1/16/1901, UK date format: 16/1/1901
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Fulgencio Batista and Frank Zamboni.
The Ghost Train, directed by Walter Forde, 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 January 16, 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