Wednesday 5 February 1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eugen Weidmann and Peg Entwistle.
Jeppe paa bjerget, directed by Viggo Larsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while The Barrier by Rex Beach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1908 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Eugen Weidmann: German kidnapper and homicide who killed an estimated 86 people.
- Peg Entwistle: English actress (d. 1932).
- Bob Dunn (musician): pioneer Western swing musician (d. 1971).
- Marie Baron: Dutch swimmer and diver (d. 1948).
- Bob Dunn: American trombonist and guitarist (d. 1971).
- Daisy and Violet Hilton: English conjoined twins (d. 1969).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1908 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Under Any Old Flag at All - Billy Murray
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