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Wednesday 1 January 1908, NewYear’s Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kinue Hitoma and du Merle. The Last Cartridge, an Incident of the Sepoy Rebellion in India, directed by Unknown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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The Last Cartridge, an Incident of the Sepoy Rebellion in India

Directed by: Unknown

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The Eleventh Hour

Directed by: John Lyde

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Laughing Gas

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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First Cigar

Directed by: Louis J. Gasnier

Starring: Max Linder

Rescued from an Eagle's Nest

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Miss Earle, Jinnie Frazer, D.W. Griffith

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Kinue Hitoma: Japan -- 800m runner (1928 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • du Merle: Toulon Military man.
  • Bill Tapia: American singer and guitarist (d. 2011).
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  • 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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