Monday August 19, 1901

US date format: 8/19/1901, UK date format: 19/8/1901

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 René Capitant and Jacques Pruvost. Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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Photographing a Country Couple

Photographing a Country Couple

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Forward

Forward

Directed by: Henry Bedwell

What Came Out of the Cheese; or, The Lilliputians in a New York Restaurant

What Came Out of the Cheese; or, The Lilliputians in a New York Restaurant

What Happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City

What Happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City

Directed by: George S. Fleming, Edwin S. Porter

Starring: A.C. Abadie, Florence Georgie

Panoramic View of Electric Tower from a Balloon

Panoramic View of Electric Tower from a Balloon

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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Music charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - In the Shade of the Palm
  2. - Sweet Annie Moore

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