Sunday March 17, 1901, St. Patrick's Day
US date format: 3/17/1901, UK date format: 17/3/1901
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Eisaku Sato and Alexandre Bioussa.
The Cook's Revenge, directed by , 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 March 17, 1901?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
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- Free thinking-Democratic Union forms in the Netherlands
- Franz Melde German physicist (Melde Test): dies at age 69.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 17, 1901?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Arthur Collins - Cindy, I Dreams About You