Monday June 01, 1908
US date format: 6/1/1908, UK date format: 1/6/1908
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 1, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Percy Edwards and Axel Heiberg.
Romeo and Juliet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 01, 1908?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
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- John Krohn begins walk around perimeter of US, which took 357 days
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 01, 1908?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - Sweetheart Days