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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 1901.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on October 1901: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1901?


Events

  • 02 Oct 1901 1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow
  • 12 Oct 1901 President Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the ''Executive Mansion'' to the White House.
  • 19 Oct 1901 Santos-Dumont proves airship maneuverable by circling Eiffel Tower.
  • 24 Oct 1901 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)
  • 26 Oct 1901 1st use of getaway car occurs after holding up a shop in Paris
  • 29 Oct 1901 Capital punishment: Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of US President William McKinley, is executed by electrocution.
  • 30 Oct 1901 Battle at Bakenlaagte: Lieutenant Colonel Bensons unit vs. Boers

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Music charts

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

  1. - The Tale of the Bumble Bee
  2. - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
  3. - The Invincible Eagle March
  4. - I've a Longing in My Heart for You, Louise
  5. - Ain't Dat a Shame?

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Prestige

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

Persona

Persona

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America