Saturday August 31, 1901
US date format: 8/31/1901, UK date format: 31/8/1901
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 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 Virginio Bertinelli 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..
Which were the important events of August 31, 1901?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 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