Saturday 5 September 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell and Josue de Castro.
Hamlet, directed by Mario Caserini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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- Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell: Berlin, Germany -- Cuban / Spanish composer.
- Josue de Castro: Brazilian writer, physician, geographer and activist against hunger (d. 1973).
- Gloria Holden: British actress (d. 1991).
- Edoardo Amaldi: Italian scientist, a physicist who conducted research and wrote on atomic, molecular and nuclear physics.
- Estuardo Nunez Hague: Writer, literary critic, historian and Peruvian university professor.
- Josué de Castro: Brazilian physician geographer and activist (d. 1973)
- Joaquín Nin-Culmell: German-American pianist and composer (d. 2004)
- Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0
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