Wednesday 15 January 1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
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.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- La Môme Moineau : French singer from the 1920s.
- Roberta Bitgood: composer.
- Edward Teller: Hungarian-American theoretical physicist, known colloquially as "the father of the hydrogen bomb", even though he claimed he did not care for the title.
- C Hill and R J Hartigan make 8th wicket partnership 243 for Australia.
- The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority becomes the first Greek-letter organization founded and established by African-American college women.
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- Make Believe - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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