Tuesday December 17, 1901
US date format: 12/17/1901, UK date format: 17/12/1901
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 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 Walther Bierkamp and Margaret Mead.
William Tell, directed by Jonathan Haswell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17, 1901?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - I'll Be with You When the Roses Bloom Again
- Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan - The Wedding of Reuben and the Maid
- Harry Macdonough - The Wedding of Reuben and the Maid