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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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.

But much more happened on August 1901: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1901?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1901 Burial within San Francisco City limits prohibited.
  • 05 Aug 1901 Peter O'Connor sets the first IAAF recognised long jump world record of 24 ft 11 3/4 ins. The record will stand for 20 years.
  • 06 Aug 1901 Kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation.
  • 10 Aug 1901 Chicago White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners.
  • 12 Aug 1901 Boer general Kritzinger driven out of Cape colony
  • 14 Aug 1901 SS Islander hits iceberg near Alaska and sinks killing 70
  • 15 Aug 1901 Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro.
  • 20 Aug 1901 Fawcett committee visits Mafeking concentration camp in Cape Colony
  • 21 Aug 1901 21st US Mens Tennis: William Larned beats Beals C Wright (62 68 64 64)
  • 22 Aug 1901 Cadillac Co forms
  • 28 Aug 1901 Silliman University is founded in the Philippines. The first American private school in the country.
  • 30 Aug 1901 Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1901?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - When I Think of You
  2. - Hello Central, Give Me Heaven
  3. - When You Were Sweet Sixteen
  4. - In the Shade of the Palm
  5. - Sweet Annie Moore

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

The Little Foxes

The Little Foxes

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States of America

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America