Friday August 30, 1901
US date format: 8/30/1901, UK date format: 30/8/1901
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 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 John C Stennis and Roy Wilkins.
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 30, 1901?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 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