Friday May 24, 1901
US date format: 5/24/1901, UK date format: 24/5/1901
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It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 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 Jose Nasazzi and Jean Gay.
Another Job for the Undertaker, directed by , 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 May 24, 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.
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- Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24, 1901?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- George J. Gaskin - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
- Cal Stewart - Uncle Josh Weathersby on a Trip to Boston