Sunday 18 August 1901
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1901). The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Guitton and Lucienne Boyer.
Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Jean Guitton: French philosopher and theologian.
- Lucienne Boyer: French popular singer and formerly model, daughter of a fireman.
- Charles De Antoni: French musician and centenarian, titled "la doyenne des Français," who was recognised as the oldest person in France from 24 October 2010 until his death on 11 January 2011, aged 109, in Maisons-Laffitte.
- Henri Lorillot: French military officer, who served as the Chief of the Defence Staff (French: Chef d'État-Major des Armées) (acronym: CEMA) from 17 May 1958 to 8 June 1958.
- Richard Kleinmichel: Composer, dies at 54.