Friday 30 August 1901
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John C Stennis and John Gunther.
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 30 August 1901
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1901 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- John C Stennis: (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88).
- John Gunther: American journalist and author (d. 1970).
- Roy Wilkins: longtime executive director of NAACP, dies at age 80.
- Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner
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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