Monday October 21, 1901
US date format: 10/21/1901, UK date format: 21/10/1901
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It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 21, 1901). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (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 Gerhard von Rad and Margarete Buber-Neumann.
Pan-American Exposition by Night, directed by , 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 October 21, 1901?
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 1901?
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- Dan Quinn - Ain't Dat a Shame?
- Dan Quinn - When Mister Shakespeare Comes to Town