Thursday October 24, 1901
US date format: 10/24/1901, UK date format: 24/10/1901
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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.
Famous people born on this day include Jean Bourdeillette and Gilda Gray.
Pan-American Exposition by Night, 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 October 24, 1901?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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- 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)
- Paul Henrion: Composer, dies at 82.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1901?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dan Quinn - Ain't Dat a Shame?
- Dan Quinn - When Mister Shakespeare Comes to Town