Wednesday 17 August 1904
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Asahi katsudô daishashin, directed by N/A, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1904 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Tristan Sévère: French actor and playwright, also known as Raymond Destac, who was the companion of the actress Muse Dalbray with whom he wrote several essays and plays.
- Raymond Gitenet: France Actor.
- Louis Cattiaux: France Painter.
- Mary Cain: American newspaper editor and politician (d. 1984).
- Leopold Nowak: Austrian composer and musicologist (d. 1991).
- John Whitney: American heir who was the member of a prominent social family, inheriting great wealth. He made many theatrical investments, among them, "Gone With The Wind," which he owned and co-produced. A spectacular polo player, he was interested in sports and gambling.
- Russo-Japanese War: A Japanese infantry charge fails to take Port Arthur.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1904 ?
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- Good-Bye, My Lady Love - Henry Burr
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