Saturday 17 October 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
En färd på Kinda kanal, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Hjördis Petterson: Swedish actress (d. 1988).
- Red Rolfe: American baseball player coach and manager (d. 1969).
- Catherine Hamilton: Scottish noted family, adoptive mother/natural grandmother of murderer/ suicide Thomas Watt Hamilton of Dunblane school massacre.
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- Take Me Out to the Ball Game - Edward Meeker
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