Monday August 26, 1901
US date format: 8/26/1901, UK date format: 26/8/1901
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It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 Maxwell Taylor and Jimmy Rushing.
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..
Which were the important events of August 26, 1901?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 1901?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Emilio DeGogorza - In the Shade of the Palm
- Cal Stewart - Uncle Josh's Huskin' Bee Dance