Thursday January 17, 1901
US date format: 1/17/1901, UK date format: 17/1/1901
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Vasily Petrovich and Aron Gurwitsch.
The Ghost Train, directed by Walter Forde, 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 January 17, 1901?