Wednesday January 01, 1908, NewYear’s Day

US date format: 1/1/1908, UK date format: 1/1/1908

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 1, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Kinue Hitoma and du Merle. In that special week of January people in US were listening to As Long as the World Rolls On by Reinald Werrenrath. The Last Cartridge, an Incident of the Sepoy Rebellion in India, directed by Unknown, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1908
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 1st time, ball signifying new year dropped at Times Square
  • For the first time, a ball is dropped in New York City's Times Square to signify the start of the New Year at midnight.
  • Jack Hobbs makes his Test debut at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (83 and 28).

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Movies

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The Last Cartridge, an Incident of the Sepoy Rebellion in India

The Last Cartridge, an Incident of the Sepoy Rebellion in India

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Unknown

The Vagabond

The Vagabond

Release year: 1907

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

Release year: 1907

Directed by: John Lyde

Ben Hur

Ben Hur

Release year: 1907

Directed by: Sidney Olcott, Frank Oakes Rose

Starring: William S. Hart, Herman Rottger

Laughing Gas

Laughing Gas

Release year: 1907

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - As Long as the World Rolls On

TV Series

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Videogames

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 01, 1908?

On January 01, 1908 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 01, 1908?

On January 01, 1908 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 01, 1908?

On January 01, 1908 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1908?

On January 01, 1908 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1908?

On January 01, 1908 Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 01, 1908?

On January 01, 1908 several famous people were born including, Kinue Hitoma, du Merle, Bill Tapia.