Friday 24 May 1901
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jose Nasazzi and Jean Gay.
On the Old Plantation, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
while The Right of Way by Gilbert Parker was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1901 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Jose Nasazzi: Uruguayan footballer (d. 1968).
- Jean Gay: French Catholic bishop, who died on 27 August 1977.
- José Nasazzi: Uruguayan footballer and manager (d. 1968).
- Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1901 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Good-Bye, Dolly Gray - Harry Macdonough
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