Tuesday December 24, 1901, Christmas Eve

US date format: 12/24/1901, UK date format: 24/12/1901

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on December 24, 1901, here's what our experts found out: it was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac and Moon Sign on December 24, 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. William Tell, directed by Jonathan Haswell, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.

Movies

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William Tell

William Tell

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Jonathan Haswell

Pan-American Exposition by Night

Pan-American Exposition by Night

Release year: 1901

L'homme à la tête en caoutchouc

L'homme à la tête en caoutchouc

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès

Bluebeard

Bluebeard

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Jehanne d'Alcy, Bleuette Bernon

An Extraordinary Dislocation

An Extraordinary Dislocation

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: André Deed

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 24, 1901?

On December 24, 1901 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is December 24, 1901?

On December 24, 1901 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 24, 1901?

On December 24, 1901 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 24, 1901?

On December 24, 1901 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 24, 1901?

On December 24, 1901 Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.