Friday 19 April 1901
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
The Wonderful Trick Donkey, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
while Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 19 April 1901 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 19 April
- Alfred Horatio Belo: American newswriter and businessman (Born 1839).
- James J Caffrey wins Boston marathon (2:29:23.6)
- 5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1901 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Laughing Song - George Washington Johnson
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?