Thursday 1 October 1908
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Herman David Koppel and Pedro Espinel Torres.
The Reconciliation, directed by James Williamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1908 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Herman David Koppel: Composer.
- Pedro Espinel Torres: Peruvian composer, known as the king of polkas.
- Herman Koppel: Danish pianist and composer (d. 1998).
- 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)
- Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1908 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The ABCs of the U.S.A. - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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