Thursday 29 August 1901
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Aurele Joliat and Roger Pele.
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 29 August 1901
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1901 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1901 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Uncle Josh's Huskin' Bee Dance - Cal Stewart
- In the Shade of the Palm - Emilio DeGogorza