Saturday 17 August 1907
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marian Viktorovich Koval and Roger Peyrefitte.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1907 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Marian Viktorovich Koval: Composer.
- Roger Peyrefitte: French author, diplomat and a defender of gay rights.
- Gustav Schwarzenegger: Austrian police officer (d. 1972).
- Bishop forbids Christian membership in Dutch Textile Union
- Pike Place Market, the longest continuously-running public farmers market in the US, opened in Seattle.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1907 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- In the Wildwood Where the Blue Bells Grew - Haydn Quartet
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