Wednesday 17 July 1901
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Véra Korène and Luigi Chinetti.
Arrival of Train at Station, directed by , 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 July 1901
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Which were the important events of 17 July 1901 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Véra Korène
- Bruno Jasienski: Polish poet (d. 1938).
- Luigi Chinetti: Italian-American racecar driver and NART team owner (d. 1994).
- Bruno Jasieński: Polish poet and author (d. 1938).
- Patrick Smith: Irish farmer and politician Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine (d. 1982).
- John Farmer: Composer, dies at 64.