Sunday 8 January 1905
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carl Gustav Hempel in Oranienburg and Franjo Seper.
Wonderful Beehive, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
while The Marriage of William Ashe by Mary Augusta Ward was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1905 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Carl Gustav Hempel in Oranienburg: Germany; logical positivist philosopher, taught at Yale University and Princeton University in the USA.
- Franjo Seper: Croatian Catholic cardinal (d. 1981).
- Giacinto Scelsi: Italian composer and poet (d. 1988).
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