Saturday August 17, 1901
US date format: 8/17/1901, UK date format: 17/8/1901
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 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 Henri Tomasi and Louis Chasserau.
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 August 17, 1901?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1901?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - When You Were Sweet Sixteen