Saturday 30 May 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Resa Stockholm-Göteborg genom Göta och Trollhätte kanaler, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Which were the important events of 30 May 1908 ?
- Saint Reinhilde
- Peru ? National Potato Day .
- United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
- Saint Ferdinand III
- Saint Gabinus
- Saint Jeanne d'Arc
- Trinidad and Tobago ? Indian Arrival Day(National Holiday).
- Hannes Alfven: Swedish electrical engineer, plasma physicist and winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on magnetohydrodynamics (MHD).
- Mel Blanc: American king of the voiceover and provider of voices for 3,000 cartoons with nearly 400 characters as well as a dazzling array of sound effects.
- Louis Daquin: French film director, screenwriter, author, radical ideas concerning human & social problems made him outcast in france, married once, two children.
- Andre Cheuva: France sport Champion.
- Hannes Alfvén: Swedish physicist and engineer Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995).
- Paris advocate E Archdeacon is first passenger in a airplane.
- Aldrich Vineland Currency Act forerunner to Federal Reserve System.
- 42nd Belmont Stakes: Joe Notter aboard Colin wins.
- US Assay Office in Salt Lake City, Utah authorized.
- The Emergency Currency Act authorizes $500, $1000, and $10000 national bank notes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1908 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- The Vilia Song - Elise Stevenson
- Maxim's - Harry Macdonough
- From Your Dear Heart to Mine - Frank Stanley
- Women - Peerless Quartet
- The Rosary - Ernestine Schumann-Heink
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