Wednesday July 17, 1901: on this day

About July 17th, 1901, in brief:

  • Historical events: Liner sets east to west transatlantic record of five days, eleven hours and five minutes.
  • Day of the week: July 17th, 1901 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer (in western zodiac), Ox (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: David Hasselhoff, Phyllis Diller
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: You Can't Keep a Good Man Down by Dan Quinn
  • Popular movie: Forward directed by Henry Bedwell

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What day of the week was July 17, 1901?

July 17, 1901 was a Wednesday and it was the 198th day of the year 1901 in the Gregorian calendar.

July 17, 1901 can also be written as 7/17/1901 in the US and as 17/7/1901 in UK and Europe.


July 17, 1901: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on July 17, 1901:

  • Liner sets east to west transatlantic record of five days, eleven hours and five minutes.

July 17, 1901: What were the magazines covers that day?

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July 17, 1901: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for July 17th is Cancer.

Cancer is the 4th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between June 21st and July 22nd belong to the Cancer sign: discover Cancer personality and who should a Cancer marry.

Babies born in July are either Cancer or Leo. People born before July 22nd are Cancer, while people born from July 23rd have the sign of Leo.

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July 17, 1901: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for July 17, 1901 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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July 17, 1901: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on July 17, 1901 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on July 17, 1901 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on July 17, 1901 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 11% full, rising at 06:40 am and setting at 08:52 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 01, 1901 while the next full moon would come on Jul 31, 1901.

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Your place in the Universe on July 17, 1901

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Who was born on July 17, 1901?

Famous people born on July 17, 1901:

  • Margeart Murnane

    Renowned for her work on stellar evolution.

  • Quinette Lemaître

    Quinette Lemaître was a Belgian physicist who made significant contributions to the development of quantum mechanics.

  • Maynard Parker

    Maynard Parker was a renowned American journalist known for his investigative reporting.

  • Luigi Chinetti

    Italian-american race car driver and businessman (b. 1901).

  • Patrick Smith

    Irish farmer and politician, minister for agriculture, food and the marine (b. 1901).

  • Bruno Jasieński

    Polish poet and author (d. 1938).

  • Véra Korène
    Véra Korène
  • Finn Berstad
  • Albert Béguin

Whose famous birthday is on July 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on July 17th:

  • David Hasselhoff
    David Hasselhoff

    David hasselhoff is a tv actor known for his roles in 'knight rider' and 'baywatch'.

  • Phyllis Diller
    Phyllis Diller

    American comedian who burst onto the stage in san francisco in 1954 wearing a sequined minidress, an orange fright-wig and gold ankle-high...

  • Mithun Chakraborty
    Mithun Chakraborty

    Mithun chakraborty is an indian actor known for his work in bollywood films, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s.

  • Mélanie Thierry
    Mélanie Thierry

    French actress on stage and in film, most well-known for her role as aurora (babylon a.d.

  • Donald Sutherland
    Donald Sutherland

    Canadian-american actor who has been onscreen since 1963 as a variety lead and character roles, from tv series to the stage.

  • Diahann Carroll
    Diahann Carroll

    American actress, singer and recording artist.

  • Lucie Arnaz
    Lucie Arnaz

    American actress, and a member of a distinguished family.

  • Eric Winter
    Eric Winter

    American actor and model.

  • Art Linkletter
    Art Linkletter

    Canadian entertainer.

  • James Cagney
    James Cagney

    American actor who often played the role of the tough guy or gangster.

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How old is someone born on July 17, 1901?

Someone born on July 17, 1901 is:

122 years 10 months old,

or 1474 months and 10 days old,

or 6410 weeks and 5 days old,

or 44875 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on July 17, 1901?

There are 51 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday July 17th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on July 17, 1901?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on July 17, 1901.


July 17, 1901: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on July 17, 1901:

  • John Farmer

    Renowned for his research in computer science.

  • Emily Shinner

What famous deaths happened on July 17th?

Famous deaths on July 17th:

  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday

    American blues and jazz singer "lady day", aeur whose unsurpassed voice was the essence jazz.

  • Elaine Stritch
    Elaine Stritch

    American actress with a varied and long career.

  • Walter Cronkite
    Walter Cronkite

    American broadcaster.

  • Geraldine Fitzgerald
    Geraldine Fitzgerald

    Dublin, ireland -- actress (pawnbroker and easy money).

  • Anastasia Romanov

    Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov was the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, who was executed during the Russian Revolution.

  • Katheren Graham

    Publisher of The Washington Post during the Watergate scandal.

  • John Coltrane

    American musician, jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, and recording artist.

  • Dorothia Dix

    Advocate for the mentally ill and pioneer in mental health reform.

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July 17, 1901: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on July 17, 1901:

  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
  • Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Muáoz Rivera's Birthday
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July 17, 1901: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on July 17, 1901 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week July 15th and July 21st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

July 17, 1901: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on July 17, 1901 was You Can't Keep a Good Man Down by Dan Quinn, according to the music chart for the week July 15th and July 21st.

July 17, 1901: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on July 17, 1901 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week July 15th and July 21st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - You Can't Keep a Good Man Down

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July 17, 1901: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on July 17, 1901 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:


Release year: 1901

Directed by: Henry Bedwell

Another Job for the Undertaker

Release year: 1901

Arrival of Train at Station

Arrival of Train at Station

Release year: 1901

Fireman Rescuing Men and Women

Fireman Rescuing Men and Women

Release year: 1901

Stage Coach Hold-Up in the Days of '49

Stage Coach Hold-Up in the Days of '49

Release year: 1901


Who was the US President on July 17, 1901?

On July 17, 1901 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 17, 1901?

On July 17, 1901 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 17, 1901?

On July 17, 1901 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about July 17th?

July 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of July. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on July 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2018-19 kivu ebola epidemic - the world health organisation has declared the latest ebola outbreak in the eastern democratic republic of the congo as a public health emergency of international concern.
  • 2018 - Gaza-israel conflict, 2018 gaza border protests. the israel defense forces have been instructed to prepare for an extensive military offensive in gaza in the event that hamas demands to stop rocket attacks, incendiary and flaming kite launches are not met by friday.
  • 2017 - Moro conflict: new kidnappings, a jailbreak plague sulu province in the south of mindanao in philippines.

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What happened in 1901?

1901 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow
  • Battle at Bakenlaagte: Lieutenant Colonel Bensons unit vs. Boers
  • Gerhart Hauptmanns Der rote Hahn, premieres in Berlin

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What was the calendar for July 1901?

July 1901 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with July being the 7th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how July 1901 calendar looked like.

Wednesday July 17, 1901