Friday 17 January 1908
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Akkineni LV and John Wheatley.
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 17 January 1908 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Akkineni LV: Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad producer.
- John Wheatley: Scottish Labour politician and judge.
- Antonio Pesenti: Italy sport Champion.
- BEN : Vaudelney Cartoonists.
- Cus D'Amato: American boxing manager and trainer (d. 1985).
- Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ: Ruler of Toscane, dies at 72.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1908 ?
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- Make Believe - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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