Wednesday 1 January 1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Barberaren i Sevilla, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1908 ?
- Bill Tapia: American singer and guitarist (d. 2011).
- du Merle: Toulon Military man.
- Kinue Hitoma: Japan -- 800m runner (1928 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- 1st time, ball signifying new year dropped at Times Square
- For the first time, a ball is dropped in New York City's Times Square to signify the start of the New Year at midnight.
- Jack Hobbs makes his Test debut at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (83 and 28).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1908 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Take Me Back to New York Town - Billy Murray
- The Bully - May Irwin
- You've Got to Love Me a Lot - Ada Jones & Len Spencer
- Messiah: Every Valley Shall be Exalted - Harry Macdonough
- Two Blue Eyes (Two Little Baby Shoes) - Byron G. Harlan
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