Monday 24 June 1901
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marcel Mule and Harry Partch.
Birth of the Pearl, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- Marcel Mule: French saxophonist (Born 1901).
- Harry Partch: US Composer (Oedipus), dies at 75.
- Chuck Taylor: Entrepreneur.
- Harry Partch: Oakland, California -- Composer (Oedipus).
- 1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris
- Jewish National Fund starts.
- The first exhibition of Pablo Picasso's work opens.