Thursday 1 October 1908US date format: 10/1/1908, UK date format: 1/10/1908
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Herman David Koppel and Pedro Espinel Torres.
The Puppet's Nightmare, directed by Émile Cohl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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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...
- 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.