Monday September 16, 1901
US date format: 9/16/1901, UK date format: 16/9/1901
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It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 1901). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (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 Louis Joxe and CFH "Freddie" Gough.
Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, 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 September 16, 1901?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 16, 1901?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - In the Shade of the Palm
- Len Spencer - Con Clancy's Christening