Wednesday January 23, 1901
US date format: 1/23/1901, UK date format: 23/1/1901
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 23, 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 Benno Stokvis and Arthur Wirtz.
The Ghost Train, directed by Walter Forde, 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 January 23, 1901?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai