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Friday 17 May 1901

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Werner Egk . The New Maid, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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The New Maid

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Another Job for the Undertaker

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Heavy Gymnastics

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The Life of a Fireman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1901 ?

  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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  • Werner Egk: German composer primarily of music for the theatre.
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