Thursday May 05, 1904
US date format: 5/5/1904, UK date format: 5/5/1904
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Gordon Richards and Franz Arzdorf.
The Wonderful Living Fan, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 05, 1904?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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- Pitching against the Philadelphia Athletics at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, Cy Young of the Boston Americans throws the first perfect game in the modern era of baseball.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 05, 1904?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Enrico Caruso - I Pagliacci - Vesti La Giubba (On with the Play)