Friday 23 August 1901
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cecil Rolph Hewitt and Karl Bechert.
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..
What the sky looked like on 23 August 1901
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1901 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Cecil Rolph Hewitt: Journalist / policeman.
- Karl Bechert: German scientist, a theoretical physicist whose work was mainly in atomic physics.
- Guy Bush: American baseball player and manager (d. 1985).
- John Cooper: American captain lawyer and politician 2nd United States Ambassador to East Germany (d. 1991).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1901 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Sweet Annie Moore - Harry Macdonough & S. H. Dudley
- J.W. Myers - In the Shade of the Palm