Tuesday 29 December 1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claire Dodd and Gerben Sonderman.
Le paralytique, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Claire Dodd: Arkansas, United States -- Actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy).
- Gerben Sonderman: Dutch test pilot (Fokker).
- Paul Calvet: Chaumont physician.
- Helmut Gollwitzer: German Theologist / antifascist, dies at 84.
- Magnus Pyke: English scientist and author (d. 1992).
- Patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville Wisconsin.
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