Tuesday August 20, 1901
US date format: 8/20/1901, UK date format: 20/8/1901
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 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 Salvatore Quasimodo and Gerhard Dieke.
Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, 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 August 20, 1901?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
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- Fawcett committee visits Mafeking concentration camp in Cape Colony