Thursday 24 October 1901
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Bourdeillette and Gilda Gray.
Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 October 1901
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 October 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)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
Famous Birthdays:24 October
- Paul Henrion: Composer, dies at 82.
- 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1901 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- When Mister Shakespeare Comes to Town - Dan Quinn
- Ain't Dat a Shame? - Dan Quinn