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 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..
What the sky looked like on 17 August 1901
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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
Famous Birthdays:17 August
- Edmond Audran: French musician, the composer of more than 30 operettas including "La Mascotte," 1880 and "La Poupee," 1896.