Monday December 23, 1901
US date format: 12/23/1901, UK date format: 23/12/1901
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It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 23, 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 Gene Sarazen golfer (PGA 1922 and Andre Kostelanetz.
William Tell, directed by Jonathan Haswell, 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 December 23, 1901?