Friday May 24, 1901: on this day

About May 24th, 1901, in brief:

  • Historical events: Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  • Day of the week: May 24th, 1901 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Ox (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Alfred Molina, Douglas Fairbanks
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder by George J. Gaskin
  • Popular movie: Another Job for the Undertaker directed by

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What day of the week was May 24, 1901?

May 24, 1901 was a Friday and it was the 144th day of the year 1901 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 24, 1901 can also be written as 5/24/1901 in the US and as 24/5/1901 in UK and Europe.


May 24, 1901: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 24, 1901:

  • Seventy-eight miners die in the caerphilly pit disaster in south wales.

May 24, 1901: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 24, 1901: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 24th is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 24, 1901: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 24, 1901 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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May 24, 1901: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 24, 1901 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 24, 1901 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 24, 1901 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 49% full, rising at 11:13 am and setting at 12:22 am.

The previous full moon was on May 03, 1901 while the next full moon would come on Jun 02, 1901.

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Who was born on May 24, 1901?

Famous people born on May 24, 1901:

  • José Nasazzi

    Uruguayan footballer and manager (d. 1968).

  • Jean Gay

    French catholic bishop who died 27 august 1977.

  • Diego Calcagno
  • Chick Hannan
  • Lucien Moraweck
  • Giovanni Gonani
  • Antoine Mazairac
  • Arvid Harnack
  • Anton Paulik
  • Alfred Cobban
  • Hermann Priess
  • Renato Cappugi

Whose famous birthday is on May 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 24th:

  • Alfred Molina
    Alfred Molina

    English actor known for his roles in films such as Spider-Man 2, Frida, and The Da Vinci Code.

  • Douglas Fairbanks
    Douglas Fairbanks

    Douglas fairbanks was a prominent american actor known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films, such as 'the mark of zorro' and 'the...

  • Eric Cantona
    Eric Cantona

    He was a french soccer player and one of the most gifted athletes of his generation.

  • Priscilla Presley
    Priscilla Presley

    German-american actress, journalist, author, and business executive.

  • Jim Broadbent
    Jim Broadbent

    Jim broadbent is an english actor known for his versatile performances in both film and television, including roles in 'iris', 'moulin...

  • Kristin Scott Thomas
    Kristin Scott Thomas

    Kristin scott thomas is an english actress known for her roles in the english patient and four weddings and a funeral.

  • Sybil Danning
    Sybil Danning

    American playboy cover girl, and actress in impact roles.

  • Cecilia Cheung
    Cecilia Cheung

    Actress and singer from hong kong.

  • Lilli Palmer
    Lilli Palmer

    German actress with many awards and two nominations for the golden globes.

  • Tommy Chong
    Tommy Chong

    Comedian and actor known for his role in the 'Cheech & Chong' comedy duo.

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How old is someone born on May 24, 1901?

Someone born on May 24, 1901 is:

123 years 1 month old,

or 1477 months and 21 days old,

or 6425 weeks and 3 days old,

or 44978 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 24, 1901?

There are 313 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday May 24th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 24, 1901?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on May 24, 1901.

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May 24, 1901: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 24, 1901:

  • Louis-Zéphirin Moreau

    Canadian bishop (d. 1901).

  • Kishida Toshiko
  • Edmund Mach
  • Charlotte Mary Yonge

What famous deaths happened on May 24th?

Famous deaths on May 24th:

  • Rachel Kempson
    Rachel Kempson

    English-american actress (d.2003).

  • Edward Mulhare
    Edward Mulhare

    Cork city, ireland -- actor.

  • Asta Nielsen
    Asta Nielsen

    Danish silent film actress known for her pioneering work in early cinema.

  • John Foster Dulles
    John Foster Dulles

    American, 52nd secretary of state united states (born 1888).

  • Guy Kibbee
    Guy Kibbee

    Actor (captain blood and babes in arms), died at 74.

  • Mitzi Green
    Mitzi Green

    Actress (huckleberry finn - tom sawyer), is killed at 48.

  • George Jessel
    George Jessel

    At 83 years old, a heart attack kills the american comedian/toastermaster general (diary of young comic).

  • Nicolis Copernicus

    Revolutionized the understanding of the universe with his heliocentric model.

  • Tanith Lee

    Renowned fantasy and science fiction writer.

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May 24, 1901: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 24, 1901 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 20th and May 26th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 24, 1901: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 24, 1901 was Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder by George J. Gaskin, according to the music chart for the week May 20th and May 26th.

  1. - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
  2. - Uncle Josh Weathersby on a Trip to Boston

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Who was the US President on May 24, 1901?

On May 24, 1901 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 24, 1901?

On May 24, 1901 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about May 24th?

May 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 24th, such as:

  • 2019 - Iran-united states relations : president donald trump orders 1,500 troops to the persian gulf and several patriot missile launchers as tensions rise between iran and the united states.
  • 2018 - Mississauga restaurant bombing: 15 people were injured when two suspects set off an improvised explosive device in a mississauga restaurant. the suspects fled immediately. (reuters),
  • 2017 - 2017 manchester arena bombing: british police have arrested six suspects in the ongoing investigation into monday's fatal explosion. one of them was a 23-year old man. he was taken into custody on tuesday. (abc news), (reuters) (reuters2) the libyan counter terrorism forces have taken into custody the father ramadan abedi and hashem abedi of salman abedi's suspected bomber.

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What happened in 1901?

1901 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow
  • Battle at Bakenlaagte: Lieutenant Colonel Bensons unit vs. Boers
  • Gerhart Hauptmanns Der rote Hahn, premieres in Berlin

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What was the calendar for May 1901?

May 1901 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Friday May 24, 1901