Saturday 17 August 1901
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Louis Chasserau .
The 'Abbot' and 'Cresceus' Race, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
while The Visits of Elizabeth by Elinor Glyn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1901 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Edmond Audran: French musician, the composer of more than 30 operettas including "La Mascotte," 1880 and "La Poupee," 1896.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1901 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- When You Were Sweet Sixteen - Harry Macdonough
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