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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 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 May 1901: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1901?


Events

  • 01 May 1901 Detroit Tigers commit 12 errors against Chicago White Sox.
  • 03 May 1901 Fire destroyed 1,700 buildings in Jacksonville Florida.
  • 08 May 1901 In their long-delayed American League home opener, Boston defeats Philadelphia 12-4.
  • 09 May 1901 Australia opens its first parliament in Melbourne.
  • 12 May 1901 President McKinley visits San Francisco.
  • 16 May 1901 Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure of Priory School (BG)
  • 23 May 1901 Ottawa Mint Act receives Royal Assent.
  • 24 May 1901 Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  • 28 May 1901 26th Preakness: Fred Landry aboard The Parader wins in 1:47.2.
  • 30 May 1901 Hall of Fame for Great American on NYU campus dedicated

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Music charts

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

  1. - Minstrels: First Part, No. 5
  2. - Selections from Florodora
  3. - When the Harvest Days are Over
  4. - Good-Bye, Dolly Gray
  5. - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Country: United States of America

Watch Out for the Automobile

Watch Out for the Automobile

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Efremov, Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya, Anatoliy Papanov

Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Country: United States of America

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands

Country: United States of America

The Searchers

The Searchers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Country: United States of America