Saturday July 04, 1908, US Independence Day
US date format: 7/4/1908, UK date format: 4/7/1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 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 Aurelio Peccei and James Hamilton.
Stung, directed by Benni Diez, 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 July 04, 1908?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- New York Giants George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 04, 1908?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Haydn Quartet - When It's Moonlight on the Prairie