Wednesday August 21, 1901
US date format: 8/21/1901, UK date format: 21/8/1901
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 21, 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 .
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 21, 1901?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- 21st US Mens Tennis: William Larned beats Beals C Wright (62 68 64 64)
- Salvatore Quasimodo: Author.