Saturday March 16, 1901
US date format: 3/16/1901, UK date format: 16/3/1901
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Edward Pawley and Potti Sreeramulu.
The Cook's Revenge, directed by , 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 March 16, 1901?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 1901?
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- Arthur Collins - Cindy, I Dreams About You