Thursday 17 January 1901
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vasily Petrovich and Aron Gurwitsch.
Forward, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
while The Crisis by Winston Churchill was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1901 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Vasily Petrovich: Shirinsky composer.
- Aron Gurwitsch: Lithuanian-American philosopher and author (d. 1973).
- Jacob G Agarah Swedish algologist: dies at age 87.
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