Tuesday 14 January 1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carl Esmond and Ruggiero de Rudolpho Columbo.
Jeppe paa bjerget, directed by Viggo Larsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 January 1908 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Carl Esmond: Vienna, Austria -- Actor (Address Unknown, Hitler).
- Ruggiero de Rudolpho Columbo: US singer / actor (Miracle of Women).
- Ren? Mettavant: Nancy Military man.
- Russ Columbo: American singer, violinist and actor (Born 1908).
- Holger Drachmann: Danish poet and dramatist (Born 1846).
- Roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut versus England Adelaide (116).
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- Make Believe - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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